Botanophila discreta (Meigen 1826) (Family Anthomyiidae)


Male

Length: 5.5-6mm; Wing Length: 4.5-5.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 11.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Figitidae Larvae


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