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Large Metallic-coloured Fly

Observed: 6th June 2011 By: williamsnrwilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_3926 - Copy (2) fly, Brockholes 6.6.11x768
Description:

A metallic-coloured fly about 10mm in length.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Gymnocheta

Can this species have the orange sides to the abdomen? The ones I have taken certainly do not have that colouration. Also, is it still the season for Gymnocheta? I have not seen any for a month or so?

I would be interested to know....about the colour, especially.

Thanks.

Ian

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