Picture-winged Fly

Oxyna nebulosa

Description

Over all length 4mm. This fly has an orange head, grey body and heavily patterned wings.

Habitat

Grassy areas and brown-field sites. The larvae develop in a gall in the root of Ox-eye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare.

Status and distribution

Distribution is not well known. Fairly regular on the reserve.

Best time to see

June to August.