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Fly

Observed: 22nd September 2010 By: GroundhopperGroundhopper’s reputation in InvertebratesGroundhopper’s reputation in InvertebratesGroundhopper’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

This looked "unusual". Any id appreciated.
All photos added. The light silvery grey colour was what drew my attention to it.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Fly interacts

Comments

anonymous spotter's picture

Possibly a Tachinid fly -

Looks like Dexia rustica in Chinery's guide, but I am not confident enough to offer this as a revision.

Matt Smith's picture

photos

It's certainly a Tachinid - can you add some more photos to this observation please for more views.

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Fly added 20/4/11

More photos have been added. Thanks for id of tachinid added 28/4/11.