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