Blue-bodied fly

Blue-bodied fly

Observation - Blue-bodied fly. Description: About 5mm, on nettles. Kept position but flicked wings in a deliberate fashion - I assume display. The blue 'pruinescence' on tergites reminded me of a dragonfly and seemed unusual for a fly.

About 5mm, on nettles. Kept position but flicked wings in a deliberate fashion - I assume display. The blue 'pruinescence' on tergites reminded me of a dragonfly and seemed unusual for a fly.