Tephritis hyoscyami

    Description

    Its wings are boldly patterned with dark markings similar to many other species in this genus.

    Habitat

    Most well vegetated places, especially meadows and grassland especially where Creeping Thistle grows.

    Life History

    All year round with a peak from May to October.

    UK Status

    Records are concentrated in southern Britain where it seems to be fairly widespread.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map