Cheilosia Grossa

Cheilosia Grossa

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cheilosia grossa is a widespread European species of hoverfly. Adults can be found in spring on sallow catkins and the larvae tunnel in the stems of various thistle species.Hoverflies, sometimes called flower flies or syrphid flies, make up the insect family Syrphidae. As their common name suggests, they are often seen hovering or nectaring at flowers; the adults of many species feed mainly on nectar and pollen, while the larvae (maggots) eat a wide range of foods. In some species, the larvae are saprotrophs, eating decaying plant and animal matter in the soil or in ponds and streams.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136587963
  • 9786136587967