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Two-winged Flies

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Group Order Family Species Common Name Author Date
Sarcophagid fly, photographed by B Crowley, 12 May 2008Insects
Diptera
Sarcophagidae
Sarcophagini spp.
B Crowley
2008/05/12
Sarcophagid fly (Sarcophagini spp.) photographed 20 April 2009 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Sarcophagidae
Sarcophagini spp.
Sarcophagid Fly
B Crowley
2009/04/20
A Sciomyzid fly photographed 27 May 2013 by B Crowley.Insects
Diptera
Sciomyzidae
Elgiva cucularia
Snail-eating Fly
B Crowley
2013/05/27
Anopheles sp, a mosquito, photographed 19 April 2011 by B Crowley. Id by Tony IrwinInsects
Diptera
Culicidae
Anopheles maculipennis spp.
Anopheles Mosquito
B Crowley
2011/04/19
Bee fly, Bombylius major, photographed 14 April 2006 by L PasquireInsects
Diptera
Bombyliidae
Bombylius major
Bee Fly
L J Pasquire
2006/04/14
Bee-fly (Bombylius major) photographed 20 April 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Bombyliidae
Bombylius major
Bee Fly
B Crowley
2009/04/20
Bibio hortulanus (female) photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Bibionidae
Bibio anglicus
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Cabbage root-fly (Delia radicum) photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Anthomyiidae
Delia radicum
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Cheilosia sp., photographed 15 May 2005 by B Crowley; ID by J Ismay and B SchultenInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Cheilosia sp. (cf variabilis)
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Melanostoma scalare, photographed 20 April 2009, by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Melanostoma scalare
Chequered Hoverfly
B Crowley
2009/04/20
A chironominid midge, photographed 09 May 2009 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Chironomidae
Chironomini spp.
Chironominid Midge
B Crowley
2009/05/09
photographed 28 Aug 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Sciomyzidae
Coremacera marginata
B Crowley
2005/08/28
drone fly, photographed 31 July 2005 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Eristalis pertinax
B Crowley
2005/07/31
Eristalis sp. - a drone fly, photographed 26 April 2009 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Eristalis sp.
B Crowley
2009/04/26
Eupeodes corollae (a hover-fly) photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Eupeodes corollae
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Eupeodes luniger - a hoverfly, photographed 24 July 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Eupeodes luniger
B Crowley
2009/07/24
Flesh Fly, photographed 21 August 2004 by L J PasquireInsects
Diptera
Sarcophagidae
Sarcophaga carnaria
Flesh Fly
L J Pasquire
2004/08/21
Gonia picea - a tachinid fly, photographed 14 March 2011 by B Crowley. Id by Chris Raper (www.tachinidae.org.uk, www.diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Tachinidae
Gonia picea
B Crowley
2011/03/14
Greenbottle, photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Calliphoridae
Lucilia caesar
Greenbottle
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Helophilus pendulus on Michaelmas Daisy (Aster novi-belgii) photographed 23 August 2008 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Helophilus pendulus
The Footballer
B Crowley
2008/08/23
Volucella zonaria (a hoverfly) - female, photographed 14 July 2010 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Volucella zonaria
B Crowley
2010/07/14
Volucella zonaria - a hoverfly, photographed 26 August 2009 by S Calvert-FisherInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Volucella zonaria
Hornet-mimic Hoverfly
S Calvert-Fisher
2009/08/26
A muscid fly, Phaonia sp., photographed 15 May 2005 by B Crowley; probable ID by J Ismay & B SchultenInsects
Diptera
Muscidae
Phaonia sp.
House Fly
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Volucella pellucens, photographed 11 June 2005 by L PasquireInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Volucella pellucens
Hover Fly
L J Pasquire
2005/06/11
Platypalpus sp., photographed 30 April 2005 by B Crowley; ID by J Ismay & B SchultenInsects
Diptera
Hybotidae
Platypalpus sp.
Hybotid dance fly
B Crowley
2005/04/30
Tolmerus atricapillus - a robber fly, photographed 23 August 2010 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Asilidae
Tolmerus atricapillus
Kite-tailed Robber Fly
B Crowley
2010/08/23
Sciapus platypterus, a long legged fly, photographed 12 June 2005 by B Crowley, ID by John Ismay and Barbara SchultenInsects
Diptera
Dolichopodidae
Sciapus platypterus
Long-legged Fly
B Crowley
2005/06/12
Poecilobothrus nobilitatus, photographed 18 June 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Dolichopodidae
Poecilobothrus nobilitatus
Long-legged Fly
B Crowley
2009/06/18
Episyrphus balteatus, photographed 31/07/05 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Episyrphus balteatus
Marmalade Hoverfly
B Crowley
2005/07/31
Episyrphus balteatus, photographed 17 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Episyrphus balteatus
Marmalade Hoverfly
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Aedes cantans - a mosquito, photographed 03 November 2008 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Culicidae
Aedes cantans
Mosquito
B Crowley
2008/11/03
Moth fly, photographed 06 April 2009 by S Calvert FisherInsects
Diptera
Psychodidae
Pericoma sp.
Moth Fly
S Calvert-Fisher
2009/04/06
Myathropa florea, photographed 31 July 2005 by B Crowley, ID by S GregoryInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Myathropa florea
B Crowley
2005/07/31
Nephrotoma quadrifaria, a crane-fly, photographed 06 June 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tipulidae
Nephrotoma quadrifaria
B Crowley
2013/06/06
A large non-biting midge (family Chironomidae) photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Chironomidae
Chironomus plumosus
Non-biting Midge
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Chironomus cf. plumosus, photographed 5 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Chironomidae
Chironomus plumosus
Non-biting Midge
B Crowley
2005/05/05
Chaoborus sp. - a phantom midge, photographed 9 May 2009 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Chaoboridae
Chaoborus sp.
Phantom Midge
B Crowley
2009/05/09
Platycheirus scutatus - a hoverfly, photographed 02 May 2010 by B Crowley (id: diptera.info)Insects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Platycheirus scutatus
B Crowley
2010/05/02
Scaeva pyrastri - a hoverfly, photographed 31 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Scaeva pyrastri
B Crowley
2005/07/31
Chloromyia formosa, photographed 04 June 2006 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Stratiomyidae
Chloromyia formosa
Soldier Fly
B Crowley
2006/06/04
Sphaerophoria scripta - a hoverfly (male)Insects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Sphaerophoria scripta
Long Hoverfly
B Crowley
2014/09/14
Sphaerophoria scripta photographed 22 July 2008 by L PasquireInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Sphaerophoria scripta
L J Pasquire
2008/07/22
Chrysops caucutiens, a horse fly, photographed 22 July 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tabanidae
Chrysops caecutiens
Splayed Deer Fly
B Crowley
2013/07/22
St Mark's Fly (Bibio marci) photographed 09 May 2010 by S Calvert-FisherInsects
Diptera
Bibionidae
Bibio marci
St Mark's Fly
S Calvert-Fisher
2010/05/09
Stomoxys, photographed 24 August 2003 by L J PasquireInsects
Diptera
Muscidae
Stomoxys calcitrans
Stable Fly
L J Pasquire
2003/08/24
Tachina fera - a tachinid fly, photographed 12 September 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tachinidae
Tachina fera
B Crowley
2009/09/12
Phasia hemiptera, photographed 21 August 2012 by Sue Calvert-FisherInsects
Diptera
Tachinidae
Phasia hemiptera
Tachinid Fly
S Calvert-Fisher
2012/08/21
Crane fly, tipula oleracea, photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tipulidae
Tipula oleracea
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Crane fly, Tipula oleracea, photographed 15 May 2005 by L PasquireInsects
Diptera
Tipulidae
Tipula oleracea
L J Pasquire
2005/05/15
Chrysops relictus, a tachinid fly, photographed 21 August 2010 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tabanidae
Chrysops relictus
Twin-lobed Deer Fly
B Crowley
2010/08/21
Chrysops relictus, photographed 17 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Tabanidae
Chrysops relictus
Twin-lobed Deer Fly
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Hoverfly, photographed 31 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Unidentified Fauna
Unidentified Hover Fly
B Crowley
2005/07/31
Xylota segnis - a hoverfly (male), photographed 04 June 2010 by B Crowley. ID by diptera.info.Insects
Diptera
Syrphidae
Xylota segnis
B Crowley
2010/06/04
Yellow dung-fly (Scathophage stercoraria) photographed 04 June 2011 by B CrowleyInsects
Diptera
Scathophagidae
Scathophaga stercoraria
Yellow Dung Fly
B Crowley
2011/06/04

 

Recorded species with no photograph

 
  • Crane Flies (Tipulidae)
    • Tipula paludosa
  • Mosquitos and gnats (Culicidae)
    • Common Gnat (Culex pipiens)
    • Ringed Mosquito (Theobaldia annulata)
  • Horse flies (Tabanidae)
    • Tabanus bovinus
  • Black flies (Simuliidae)
    • Black Fly (Simulium equinum)
  • Blow flies (Calliphoridae)
    • Blowfly/ Bluebottle (Calliphora erythroecephala
  • House flies (Muscidae)
    • Common House Fly (Musca domestica)
    • Lesser House Fly (Fannia canicularis
  • Lesser fruit flies (drosophilidae)
    • Fruit Fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
 

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References

 

British Hoverflies – an Illustrated Identification Guide

AE Stubbs and SJ Falk

2nd Edition, revised and updated with extended authorship

Published by the British Entomological and Natural History Society, 2002

ISBN 1 899935 05 3

 

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