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.
May to July.
This is a member of a group of parisitoid flies that lay their eggs on or in the larvae of other insects.
Fairly widespread in southern Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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