Syrphus ribesii (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Larva

Length: 10-12mm; Wing Length: 7.25-11.5mm; Proboscis Length: 3-4mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 1.6) ? March - November
(Earliest: 24.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Many Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)
90% Pollen
10% Nectar

Several Apiaceae Pollen

Many Asteraceae Pollen

Galeopsis tetrahit Pollen

Hypericum maculatum Pollen

Hypericum perforatum Pollen

Malva moschata Pollen

Galium mollugo Pollen

Sambucus nigra Pollen

Crataegus Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva

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

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Syrphus ribesii
Insektenbox: Gemeine Garten-Schwebfliege


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2017 J.K. Lindsey

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