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Xanthogramma citrofasciatum

Observed: 19th May 2013 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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19xantha
19xanthg
Description:

Very scarce fly in the north of England. Found alongside a couple of red ant nests beside a canal.

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Comments

davidcareyhadlow's picture

citrofasciatum

What a smart fly!

David

jeremyr's picture

citrofasciatum

my 'target fly' for last year, I hunted for it across the south of England from east to west and back, traipsed over acres of anthill-ploughed grassland but not a sniff of it!

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