The Syrphid Flies (Diрtеrа, Syrphidae) of the Natural Reserve „Medobory” (Western Podillia)
Authors: Lishchuk A.V.
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The family Syrphidae is represented of 59 species from 25 genera in the Natural Reserve "Medobory". The most of all species diversity is inherent of genera Syrphus (9 видів), Cheilosia (8), Sphaerophoria (5), Eristalis (5). The most abundant species were: Episyrphus balteatus De Geer (16,6%), Sphaerophoria scripta L. (6,3%), Eristalis tenax L. (6,0%) in the forests; Sph. scripta (11,9%), E. balteatus (8,2%) in the meadow-steppe biotopes; Sph. scripta (13,3%) in the moist meadows. According to the feeding specialization of larvae in the investigated material prevailed zoophagous (64,4%), saprophagous (24,8%). Phytophagous (10,8%) were represented by lesser percent.