Neomyia [Orthellia] cornicina (Fabricius 1781) (Family Muscidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Length: 4.5-8.2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - May
(Earliest: 10.2)
August - October
(Earliest: 3.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Dung
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Mentha arvensis Nectar, Pollen

Mentha suaveolens Nectar, Pollen

Euphorbia helioscopia Nectar, Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Megacara hortulana Larva

Nature Spot: Neomyia cornicina


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 J.K. Lindsey

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