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Flying insect

Observed: 11th July 2013 By: goforitgirlgoforitgirl’s reputation in Invertebratesgoforitgirl’s reputation in Invertebrates
flying insect

a very small fly-like insect - with unusual body and legs- just by Ellerburn Banks Nature Reserve which is a wonderful grass/flower filled limestone bank.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Yellow Dung Fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) interacts


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Flying insect

Is the insect high up on the grass stem because it has been attacked by a fungus and this position will enable the spores to be easily blown away on the wind? I don't know what the insect is.