squirrel's picture

Fly?

Observed: 11th April 2009 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
fly
Description:

sorry not the best angle to get good look, was on blackthorn

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Yellow Dung-fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) interacts

Comments

miked's picture

Is this a yellow dungfly?

Is this a yellow dungfly?

Martin Harvey's picture

probably

Do you want to post that as an identification Mike, then I might be able to give it a Spot-on! It looks like Yellow Dung-fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) to me, and if the antennae are really dark (as opposed to just being in shadow) that would tend to confirm it.

See also the current OU research project on Yellow Dung-fly:
http://www.dungflies.info/

----
Entomologist and biological recorder

squirrel's picture

thanks, think i've got an

thanks, think i've got an other image will post it also

squirrel