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Scorpion fly.

Observed: 11th June 2011 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
Scorpion fly.
Description:

Large colourful fly.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Syrphus's picture

See

See http://thetopshamnaturalist.blogspot.com/2010/05/scorpion-flies.html. This is a female, and can't be done anyway.

M.

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iSpot

Martin Harvey summarised these on iSpot, where pics of the three species can be seen, now.

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/140058

Ian
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ID

Excellent links; thanks, ophrys and Syrphus. I'll watch out for males in the coming year.

Bill

Bill Welch