Sphaerophoria interrupta [menthastri] (Fabricius 1805) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Length: 7-10mm; Wing Length: 4.75-6.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 18.5)

Biotopes:
Pond Edge

Stream Banks
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Cardamine pratensis Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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