Cheilosia albipila Meigen, 1838
large marsh thistle cheilosia
The larvae bore in the basal part of them stem. Pupation in the soil.
Asteraceae-Carduinae, narrowly oligophagous
Hibernation as puparium.
distribution within Europe
Although the females need thistles for oviposition, thei main food source consists of willow pollen (Radišić ao).
Doczkal (1996a), Radišić, Papadopoulos, Vujić & Šimić (2001a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Rotheray (1988b), Speight (2017a) .