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.