Melangyna lasiophthalma (Zetterstedt 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-10mm, Wing Length: 7-9.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - May
(Earliest: 12.3)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis Nectar, Pollen

Tussilago farfara Nectar, Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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