Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Scathophagidae, Cleigastra apicalis [confirmed]
Posted by DavidG on 02-06-2012 01:56
2012-05-23. Woodland edge, Leicestershire, UK. Small predatory fly feeding on moth.
Not even sure which family this is in, any ID help appreciated.
Edited by DavidG on 04-06-2012 13:16
Posted by Roger Thomason on 02-06-2012 03:51
Scathophagidae; Looks like it might be Cleigastra sp.
(f) going by Gallery pics.
Posted by oxycera on 02-06-2012 09:02
Perhaps Nanna the other possibility.
Posted by DavidG on 03-06-2012 01:30
Thank you both for the input. I see the similarities with Nanna
but Cleigastra apicalis
(f) has the edge for me.
Can anyone give a definitive opinion?
Posted by Paul Beuk on 04-06-2012 11:01
It is Cleigastra
Posted by DavidG on 04-06-2012 13:16