Category Archive: Two-winged Flies

Hornet Mimic Hoverfly

  Volucella zonaria – a hoverfly (Female, 14 July 2010) Sometimes called the Hornet Mimic Hoverfly, this is a very large and visually striking fly, and they can be quite intimidating when they venture indoors. This one had a body length of 18 mm and its large over-extending wings made it look much bigger. It …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-12/

Xylota segnis – a hover fly

  Xylota segnis – a hoverfly(Male, 04 June 2010)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-11/

St Mark’s Fly – female

St Mark’s fly (Bibio marci) – female(09 May 2010)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/st-marks-fly-female/

Platycheirus scutatus – a hoverfly

Platycheirus scutatus – a hoverfly(02 May 2010)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-10/

Tachina fera – a tachinid fly

  Tachina fera – a tachinid flyA large bristly fly that can be mistaken for a bee.(12 September 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/tachinid-fly-2/

Hornet-mimic Hoverfly

Volucella zonaria – a hoverfly(26 August 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-8/

Eupeodes luniger – a hoverfly

Eupeodes luniger – a hoverfly(24 July 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-9/

Long-legged Fly

Poecilobothrus nobilitatus – a long-legged fly(18 June 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/long-legged-fly-2/

Phantom Midge

Chaoborus sp.- a phantom midge(on nettle leaf, 09 May 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/phantom-midge/

Chironominid Midge – female

A Chironominid midge (probably Chironomini spp.) – female(on nettle leaf, 09 May 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/chironominid-midge-female/

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