Fly - Fannia Lustrator
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th September 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Fly - Fannia Lustrator.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Fannia lustrator.
Diptera.
Fanniidae.
Description:


Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Size:
The abdomen is a dull grey-brown and quite hairy, the back two pairs of legs are usually quite orange in colour, with perhaps more grey in the front pair.
There is a noticeable orange area at the base of the wings.
Well wooded areas.
Late April - July, although it may be seen in early Autumn.
Slightly smaller than the common house fly.