JimB's picture

Blue/Green Fly

Observed: 29th May 2011 By: JimB
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Description:

Blue/green fly with bulbous hind legs. Feeding on a giant daisy at the edge of open grassland at BBOWT Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Swollen-thighed Beetle (Oedemera (Oedemera) nobilis) interacts

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JimB's picture

Blue/green fly with bulbous

Blue/green fly with bulbous hind legs. Feeding on a giant daisy at the edge of open grassland at BBOWT Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve

JimB

bobthebirder's picture

beetle, not fly

You're the second person today to think that these are flies! Probably because the wings are visible at the end of the wing cases. A fly's wings are always fully exposed though.

Bob Ford

DavidSlade's picture

Moth

You've also got Glyphipterix simpliciella in the photo.