- Chrysotoxum arcuatum
Chrysotoxum arcuatum Chrysotoxum arcuatum female Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Diptera Family: Syrphidae Genus: Chrysotoxum Species: C. arcuatum Binomial name Chrysotoxum arcuatum
- Musca arcuata Linnaeus, 1758
- Chrysotoxum fasciatum Muller
Chrysotoxum arcuatum, is a species of hoverfly. It is widespread throughout Britain and Ireland but much more common in the upland districts of the north and west where it is typically found at ground level near woodland and moorland edges. The larvae are thought to feed on root aphids associated with ant colonies.
- ^ Stubbs, Alan E. and Falk, Steven J. (1983). British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide. British Entomological & Natural History Society. p. 190, xvpp.
- ^ Van Veen, M.P. (2004) (Hardback). Hoverflies of Northwest Europe, Identification Keys to the Syrphidae. Utrecht: KNNV Publishing. p. 84. ISBN 9050111998.
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