Saltella sphondylii (Schrank 1803) (Family Sepsidae)


Male Colour Variants

Female

Couple

Length: 2.5-4mm;
Wing Length: Male 1.9-2.8mm, Female 2-2.7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 14.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Dung
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Daucus carota Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen


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