House Fly

Phaonia tuguriorum


Over all length 8mm. A well marked species which has a yellowish tip to the scutellum and two shaded cross-veins on each wing. It is often seen very early on in the year.


Woodland, woodland edge and buildings where it can bask.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread in Britain. Common and widespread in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

February to October.