Saltella sphondylii


    Size 2 to 3 mm. This fly has orange thighs and an orange scutellum.


    The adults may be found around flowers.

    When to see it

    May to August.

    Life History

    Larvae feed on dung.

    UK Status

    Widespread in southern Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map