Thricops diaphanus

    Description

    This fly is unusual in being almost completely orangey-yellow.

    Habitat

    Woodland and well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    Usually seen from summer through to late autumn/early winter.

    Life History

    Larvae are carnivorous on other larvae in fungi.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map