Xylota sylvarum (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 11-16mm; Wing Length: 7-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 28.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Rotten Fagus, Quercus, Abies Wood
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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