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Stilt-legged fly

Observed: 13th June 2013 By: David SladeDavid Slade’s reputation in InvertebratesDavid Slade’s reputation in Invertebrates

Several running around on the trunk of a Salix sp.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Christian Owen's picture


Hi Dave looks like a Tachydromia sp...somethig along the lines of T. arrogans. I find alot of these type in my veg plot and locally on a brownfield site.

There is a key here. http://www.dipteristsforum.org.uk/documents/Tachydromia_Revised_Key.pdf

David Slade's picture

Thanks Christian. I've kept

Thanks Christian. I've kept it just in case so will see if I can work it through the key, now I know where to start!