| 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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