Scaeva pyrastri

Scaeva pyrastri (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pied hoverfly

Scaeva pyrastri : adulte
Scaeva pyrastri : larve
Scaeva pyrastri : larve
Scaeva pyrastri : pupe

Morphology

Adult: large sized (12-15 mm), abdomen black with spots (lunules), creamy white and crescent-shaped.
Larva: plumpish, solid light green with a single white stripe, broader on posterior part than on head part.

Modification date: 24 April 2024 | Publication date: 06 September 2011 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet