Pachygaster leachii

    Description

    A soldier fly with a small, black, rounded abdomen, clear wings, femora mainly yellow and bases of the antennae are orange.

    Habitat

    Well wooded areas with Oak and Elm.

    When to see it

    Summer.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent in southern Britain as far north as the Humber.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map