Sphaerophoria fatarum Goeldlin de Tiefenau 1989 (Family Syrphidae)


Female Colour Variants

Length: 6-8mm; Wing Length: 4.75-6mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? (Earliest: 16.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Stellaria graminea Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Alliaria petiolata Nectar, Pollen

Hypericum maculatum Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


Pictures © 2003, 2004 J.K. Lindsey

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