Fly- dexiosoma_caninum
Fact File
Taken at Glasdrum Wood on 6th August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
 

 
Fly - dexiosoma_caninum.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Dexiosoma caninum.
Diptera.
Tachinidae.
Larval Food:
Description:

Flies/Found:
Feature:
The larvae of the Common Cockchafer.
Long-legged, bristly fly. The abdomen appears banded and varies from greyish to buff and brown.
Summer.
Parisitoid. It lays its eggs on other species.