Platycheirus [Platychirus] scambus (Staeger 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-9mm; Wing Length: 7.25-8.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? May - September
(Earliest: 10.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Pond Edge

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Anthoxanthum odoratum Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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