Syrphoctonus tarsatorius


    A black bodied parasitic wasp with yellow legs and a dark wing stigma.

    Identification difficulty

    Associated with fly and hoverfly larvae.

    When to see it


    Life History

    Adults lay their eggs into fly and hoverfly larvae.

    UK Status

    It appears to be widespread in Britain, but the exact status is difficult to determine due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map