Syrphus ribesii

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Syrphus ribesii
Syrphus May 2008-1.jpg
Syrphus ribesii in Bahrenfeld.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Syrphus
Species: S. ribesii
Binomial name
Syrphus ribesii
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Syrphus ribesii is a very common European species of hoverfly. Its larva feed on aphids [1]


  1. ^ Stubbs, Alan E. and Falk, Steven J. (1983). British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide. British Entomological & Natural History Society. pp. 253, xvpp.