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NBNR  -  Diptera - flies

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Anthomyiidae  -  anthomyiid flies

possibly Anthomyia procellaris
Anthomyia procellaris (?)
(July 2021)



Bombyliidae  -  bee-flies (humbleflies)

Bombylius major
(April 2008)
Bombylius major
(April 2008)
Bombylius major
(April 2020)
Bombylius major (dark-edged or greater bee-fly)
Bombylius major
(April 2020)
Bombylius major
(March 2021)
Bombylius major
(March 2021)



Chironomidae  -  nonbiting midges or lake flies

chironomid fly
(June 2015)



Opomyzidae  -  opomyzid flies

Opomyza germinationis
Opomyza germinationis
(July 2007)



Sarcophagidae  -  flesh flies

flesh fly
(July 2020)



Syrphidae  -  hoverflies (syrphid flies)

Episyrphus balteatus
Episyrphus balteatus (male)
(marmalade fly)
(August 2008)

Syrphus vitripennis (male)
Syrphus vitripennis (male)

(August 2008)

Helophilus hybridus
Helophilus hybridus
(marsh tiger hoverfly)
(June 2018)

Helophilus pendulus
Helophilus pendulus
(sun fly, the footballer)
(June 2020)

hoverfly - Myathropa florea (male)
Myathropa florea (male)
(Batman hoverfly)
(June 2020)

Sphaerophoria scripta
Sphaerophoria scripta (female)
(the long hoverfly)
(June 2020)



Tephritidae  -  peacock flies

Euleia heraclei
Euleia heraclei
(celery or hogweed picture-wing fly)
(May 2019)



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thanks to Colin Brodie for the chironomid fly photo
thanks to John Pettitt for the anthomyiid fly, 5th & 6th bee-fly, 2nd hoverfly and celery fly photos
thanks to Ranger Mark Williams for the 2nd & 3rd bee-fly, opomyzid and 1st & 6th hoverfly photos
thanks to Richard Chew for the 1st & 2nd bee-fly, flesh fly, and 3rd 4th & 5th hoverfly photos
email contact - info@nbnrs.org.uk
last updated - 2 October 2021
URL - http://www.nbnrs.org.uk/gall15_flies.html