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St Mark's Fly

Observed: 1st May 2012 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
01.05.2012 St Mark's Fly
01.05.2012 St Mark's Fly (6)
Description:

There were hundreds of these around today and difficult to avoid.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which St Mark's Fly (Bibio marci) interacts

Comments

Martincito's picture

Haven't seen a single one

Haven't seen a single one here in Ipswich :(

ranon.2011's picture

Shall I send a few hundred of

Shall I send a few hundred of these as they seem not to have a very good sense of direction?

Martincito's picture

Not sure how my wife would

Not sure how my wife would react to a parcel of flies arriving! I'll keep looking, maybe they are sulking in their pupae waiting for a period of nice weather...

Martincito's picture

I found one at last... in

I found one at last... in fact it came to visit me in the conservatory!

ranon.2011's picture

Now we all have one and I

Now we all have one and I hope yours has a better sense of navigation than the ones that I come across. I have been bombarded; perhaps I am tasty or something.