Helophilus Groenlandicus

Helophilus Groenlandicus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Helophilus groenlandicus is a European hoverfly.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. In other species, the larvae are insectivores and prey on aphids, thrips, and other plant-sucking insects.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 613659045X
  • 9786136590455