Pollenia rudis (Fabricius 1794) (Family Calliphoridae)


Male

Female

Couple

Length: 5-12mm; Wingspan: 15-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
September September - June ? All Year
(Earliest: 1.3)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Lumbricidae
Food:
(Adult)

Dung

Dead Mammalia, Aves Juices

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Chaerophyllum temulum Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Galanthus nivalis Nectar

Stellaria graminea Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Galium mollugo Nectar, Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar

Nature Spot: Pollenia rudis
The Piedpiper: Pollenia rudis (Cluster Fly)
Insektenbox: Pollenia rudis


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2007, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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