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Cabbage-root Fly

Cabbage root-fly (Delia radicum) photographed 24 April 2005 by B Crowley

Cabbage root-fly (Delia radicum) photographed 24 April 2005 by B Crowley

Cabbage root-fly (delia radicum). Large numbers of this small fly, whose larvae feed on the roots of brassicas and oilseed rape, are often seen out of doors, basking on light coloured surfaces in warm humid weather.
(24 April 2005)


Group: Insects
Order: Diptera
Family: Anthomyiidae
Species: Delia radicum
Author: B Crowley

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