| Episyrphus balteatus De Geer, 1776|
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Syrphidae |
| Marmalade Hoverfly Maltese name not known|
| Further Information: |
Adults are often seen feeding on nectar on various flowers; larvae feed on aphids on plants. This fly mimics the colouration of stinging insects such as wasps and bees, preventing attack from predators.
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