Species Account for Cheilosia antiqua
Cheilosia antiqua (Meigen, 1822)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable
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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Available county data
Essex Red Data List comment
Known recently only from Stour and Copperas Woods. A woodland edge species whose larvae feed in the stem bases of primroses (Primula vulgaris).