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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 hoverfly)
(August 2008)

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

Helophilus pendulus
Helophilus pendulus
(sun fly, the footballer)
(August 2018)

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

hoverfly - Myathropa florea (female)
Myathropa florea (female)
(Batman hoverfly)
(July 2007)

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

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

Syrphus vitripennis (male)
Syrphus vitripennis (male)
(glass-winged Syrphus)
(August 2008)

Volucella inanis
Volucella inanis
(lesser hornet hoverfly)
(August 2023)

SVolucella pellucens
Volucella pellucens (male)
(pellucid fly)
(August 2023)

Xanthogramma pedissequum
Xanthogramma pedissequum (male)
(superb ant-hill hoverfly)
(May 2022)

Bacchini (tribe) - Melanostoma or Platycheirus
Bacchini (tribe)
Melanostoma or Platycheirus
(August 2023)

eristalis - drone fly
Eristalis
(drone fly)
(June 2023)



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, 3rd & 4th bee-fly, 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th & 13th hoverfly and celery fly photos
thanks to Ranger Mark Williams for the 1st & 2nd bee-fly, opomyzid and 1st, 5th & 8th hoverfly photos
thanks to Richard Chew for the 5th & 6th bee-fly, flesh fly, and 4th, 6th, 7th & 11th hoverfly photos
email contact - info@nbnrs.org.uk
last updated - 20 May 2024
URL - http://www.nbnrs.org.uk/gall15_flies.html