Xanthandrus comtus (Harris 1780) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Length: 10-12mm, Wing Length: 8.75-11.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? May - October
(Earliest: 8.7)
(Migratory)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Small Lepidoptera
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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