Fly - Common Cluster
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 18th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 12th May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File

Common Cluster Flty

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File

Fly - Common Cluster

 
Fly - Common Cluster.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Pollenia rudis.
Diptera.
Calliphoridae.
Larval Food:

Adult Food:
Habitat:




Parasitic on earthworms; the females lay their eggs near earthworm burrows, and the larvae then infest the worms.
Herbivores
During the summer it can be found in fields and open areas. It is only when there is a sudden drop in temperature that the cluster fly shifts to the interior of structures, holes in trees, loose bark, or other crevices and cavities.