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Eupeodes corollae mating
Eupeodes corollae mating

Eupeodes corollae
Eupeodes (Eupeodes) corollae is a species in the order two-winged flies (Diptera), the suborder Brachycera, the infraorder Muscomorpha (section: Aschiza), the superfamily Syrphoidea, the family hoverflies (Syrphidae), the genus Eupeodes and the subgenus Eupeodes (Eupeodes). This species is widespread in Europe, North America, North Africa and Asia.
Hoverflies mating - Eupeodes corollae
Hoverflies mating - Eupeodes corollae
Adult Eupeodes corollae reach body lengths of 7 - 11 mm. Their antennae are yellow-brown to dark brown in colour. The scutellum is hairy and light yellow in colour. The legs and hips are black and yellow. The abdomen is oval and has 3 yellow stripes, which run to the lateral edges. In the females these stripes are discontinuous not linked, while in the males they are usually weakly connected.
Eupeodes corollae
Eupeodes corollae
Eupeodes corollae are active from April to October in open areas, mostly in the mountains. The females lay their eggs in colonies of aphids, which then serve as food for the hatched larvae. Eupeodes corollae reproduce several times a year.

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1. Eupeodes corollae mating
2. Hoverflies mating - Eupeodes corollae
3. Eupeodes corollae
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