This was on a small Scots pine growing on the edge of grassland.
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Which key did you use?
You are right...one of Britain's commonest flies and the dark antennae separate it from other hairy, yellow scathophagids.
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Hi, thanks for the help with identification.
I used this key:
Key to the British
Dr Stuart G. Ball
Yes...really useful, isn't it! Plenty of other Scathophaga around, if you sweep...S. furcata seems to be everywhere at the moment.
Lat/Lng: 54.8773, -3.0737
OS grid ref: NY312541