Two of these rather odd-looking flies on Vaccinium myrtillus in open edge of pine plantation.
No interactions present.
Gosh - I would have been happy with a family ID. That is splendid - thanks, David.
recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.
Doing a bit of Googling, I discovered the fascinating information that this is a parasitoid whose larvae develop inside millipedes.
Can anyone tell me how to distinguish nigripennis from fuscipennis?
Lat/Lng: 57.52573, -4.50954
OS grid ref: NH498511