Nyctia halterata

    Alt Name
    Dark-winged Flesh fly
    Description

    A black bodied flesh fly with wings that are partly dark shaded.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.

    Habitat

    Various habitats.

    When to see it

    Mainly May to September.

    UK Status

    Mainly distributed in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map