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Pretty patterned wings

Observed: 18th May 2012 By: DavidHowdon
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Description:

A few things that looked like this about.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Celery Fly (Euleia heraclei) interacts

Comments

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Euleia heraclei

I’ve had a quick check of Diptera.info (Tephritidae) and this looks OK. It seems that the thorax of the female changes from black in spring to red later in the year. This may well be true of the male but I’m not sure.