Xylota segnis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 9-14mm; Wing Length: 7-9.5mm; Proboscis Length: 2.5-3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 2.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Rotten Fagus Wood
Food:
(Adult)

Alchemilla xanthochlora Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae
Models:
Tenthredopsis scutellaris

Nature Spot: Xylota segnis


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