Copromyza equina

    Description

    Length 3.5 to 5mm.  The lesser dung fly Copromyza equina is one of several similar species in this family. Detailed examination is required.

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    Habitat

    Associated with animal dung.

    When to see it

    All year round, but peaking spring to autumn.

    UK Status

    It appears to be widespread in Britain but true status is not easy to determine due to the need for detailed examination in order to identify to species level.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map