Eupeodes [Metasyrphus] luniger (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Males

Female


Larva

Length: 10-12mm; Wing Length: 6.5-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 27.5) ? April - October
(Earliest: 14.3)
Migratory

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Stellaria holostea Nectar, Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Rumex obtusifolius Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Ranunculus acris Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen

Sambucus nigra Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva

Ethelurgus sodalis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Predators:
Scathophaga lutaria
Other Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Eupeodes luniger
Insektenbox: Mondfleck-Feldschwebfliege


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