Phorbia fumigata (Meigen 1826) (Family Anthomyiidae)


Male

Female

Length: 4-5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(3-7 days) May June - Winter Spring
(Earliest: 17.2)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Holcus lanatus

Phleum pratense
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Bromus
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis Nectar, Pollen

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Anemone nemorosa Pollen

Barbarea vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Ranunculus ficaria Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Figitidae Larvae

Phorbia fumigata Meigen - Spring Fly


Pictures © 2003, 2006, 2009 J.K. Lindsey

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