Pachygaster leachii - 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