Saturday, 26 July 2014

Terellia longicauda

Worth looking around the flowers of Woolly Thistles for the distinctive fly Terellia longicauda which lays its eggs in the head, here at Mowsbury Hill. (longicauda translates roughly as "long tail"). Alan Outen thinks may be a first county record.




Here's a hopeful male hangling around too:

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