Small Black Fly

Small Black Fly

Observation - Small Black Fly - UK and Ireland. Description: I believe that this is a female fever fly sitting on a fern. The wings are smokey, there are hooks on the tibia of the front legs and the head shape is different from, say, a St Mark's Fly.

I believe that this is a female fever fly sitting on a fern. The wings are smokey, there are "hooks" on the tibia of the front legs and the head shape is different from, say, a St Mark's Fly.