FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Episyrphus balteatus  De Geer, 1776
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Syrphidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
A small (9-12 mm) and very common hoverfly.
It can be found in various habitats where it visits flowers to feed on nectar and pollen.
The larva is terrestrial and feeds on aphids.








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