Platycheirus aurolateralis

Platycheirus aurolateralis Stubbs, 2002

Biology & ecology:

This species is as yet poorly known. The larvae of the genus are aphidophagous. No obvious habitat affinities have been detected as yet.


Primarily known from southern England with a single outlier from north Yorkshire.

Status & conservation:

See comments under P. scutatus.

Recorded from 19 hectads since 1990.