Chlorops calceatus 22858

Chlorops calceatus 22858

Observation - Chlorops calceatus 22858 - UK and Ireland. Description: A Small Fly about 5-7 mm with characteristic tear drop between eyes in vicinity of Hawthorn / Birch or poss Sycamore v Stiped pronotal areanand transverse stripes on abdomen with yellow scutellum Chlorops calceatus Meigen 1830. It has black scutal str

A Small Fly about 5-7 mm with characteristic tear drop between eyes in vicinity of Hawthorn / Birch or poss Sycamore v Stiped pronotal areanand transverse stripes on abdomen with yellow scutellum

Chlorops calceatus Meigen 1830. It has black scutal stripes, slightly shining, black antenna, tear-shaped black mark on the frontal triangle, it will have a black katepisternum (not visible in the photos), and characteristically a faint apical band on the abdominal segments plus a tiny black spot laterally. has the rounded scutellum in Chlorops, it is sharply flattened in Thaumatomyia.