Scaeva pyrastri (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 10-15mm;
Wing Length: 9.25-12.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - November
(Earliest: 9.6)
(Migratory)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar, Pollen

Many Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Rumex obtusifolius Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva

Ethelurgus sodalis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Pied Hoverfly - Scaeva pyrastri
Insektenbox: Blasenköpfige Schwebfliege


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