Nemorilla floralis - Nemorilla floralis

Description

This is a very hairy fly with a two-tone appearance ranging from beige and black to pale grey and black and sometime rather speckled on the abdomen. It had a striped thorax.

Habitat

Various habitats.

When to see it

May to July.

Life History

This is a member of a group of parisitoid flies that lay their eggs on or in the larvae of other insects.

UK Status

Fairly widespread in southern Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map