Terellia serratulae

    Description

    A gall fly that has fairly clear wings and an abdomen with a chequered pattern of beige and black.

    Habitat

    Around thistles.

    When to see it

    Summer.

    Life History

    The larvae feed mainly on thistles causing galls to form.

    UK Status

    Scattered records from England and the south coast of Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map