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Meliscaeva auricollis (Meigen, 1822) (a hoverfly)

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Suggested Literature

Meliscaeva auricollis may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
Aschiza
(hover, drone, big-headed, scuttle, flat-footed, big-footed & pointed-wing flies)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Meliscaeva auricollis is associated with:

larva Aphidoidea - aphids (Hemiptera) larva is predator of Rotheray, G.E., 1993 [ground layer and shrub spp.]
larva Psylla alni s.l. - alder psyllid (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) larva is predator of Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) larva is associated with aphid-infested stem Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) larva is associated with aphid-infested flower Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Cytisus - a genus of brooms (Fabales: Fabaceae) larva is associated with aphid-infested Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Alnus glutinosa - Alder (Fagales: Betulaceae) larva is associated with psyllid-infested Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Berberis - barberries (Ranunculales: Berberidaceae) larva is associated with aphid-infested Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Broadleaved shrubs - broadleaved shrubs larva is associated with aphid-infested Rotheray, G.E., 1993

There may be more taxa associated with Meliscaeva auricollis listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)

Associated with Meliscaeva auricollis:

Meliscaeva auricollis may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Rotheray, G.E., 1993 Colour Guide to Hoverfly Larvae (Diptera, Syrphidae) in Britain and Europe
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