larva of Diplazon laetatorius is parasitoid of larva of Eupeodes corollae
Animal / parasitoid
larva of Diplazon tetragonus is parasitoid of larva of Eupeodes corollae
Animal / predator
larva of Eupeodes corollae is predator of Aphidoidea
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Eupeodes corollae
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Eupeodes corollae
Public Records: 35
Specimens with Barcodes: 60
Species With Barcodes: 1
Eupeodes corollae is a very common European species of hoverfly. Adults are 6–11 millimetres (0.24–0.43 in) in body length. Males and females have different marking on the abdomen; males have square commas on tergites 3 and 4, whereas females have narrow commas. Larvae feed on aphids. This species has been used experimentally in glasshouses as a method of aphid control, and to control scale insects and aphids in fruit plantations. They were found to be partial to the fruit, eating more fruit than aphids.
- Stubbs, Alan E. and Falk, Steven J. (1983). British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide. British Entomological & Natural History Society. p. 253, xvpp.
- Santos Rojo, Keith R. Hopper and M. Angeles Marcos-García (2004). "Fitness of the hover flies Episyrphus balteatus and Eupeodes corollae faced with limited larval prey". Journal Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (Springer Netherlands) 81 (1): 53–59. doi:10.1007/BF00187838. ISSN 0013-8703.
- Jacopo Rossi, Ursula Gamba, Massimo Pinna, Sandra Spagnolo, Cristina Visentin, Alberto Alma (2006). "Hoverflies in organic apple orchards in north-western Italy". Bulletin of Insectology (Bologna: Facolta' Di Agraria Universita' Di Bologna) 59 (2): 111–114. ISSN 1721-8861. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
- Van Veen, M.P. (2004). Hoverflies of Northwest Europe, Identification Keys to the Syrphidae (Hardback). Utrecht: KNNV Publishing. p. 254. ISBN 90-5011-199-8.
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