Cheilosia cynocephala Loew 1840 (Family Syrphidae)


Female

Length: 7-8mm; Wing Length: 6.25-7.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - October
(Earliest: 30.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous Root & Stem Borer)

Cirsium palustre
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis
Nectar, Pollen

Scorzoneroides autumnalis Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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