Sphaerophoria taeniata (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-10mm;
Wing Length: 6mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 9.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar, Pollen

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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