Polietes lardarius (Fabricius 1781) (Family Muscidae)


Male

Female

Length: 7.5-13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(2 Days) (Winter) ? April - November
(Earliest: 4.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
Dung
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera Larvae
Food:
(Adult)

Phallus impudicus

Epilobium angustifolium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Nature Spot: Polietes lardarius


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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