Species Archive: Delia radicum

Cabbage-root Fly

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)

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