Tachinid Fly

Nemorilla floralis


Over all length 7 - 10mm.  This tachinid is coloured in shades of buff and grey. The thorax is dark with some paler stripes and the abdomen is pale with a dark central stripe and dark lines between the segments. The head has a collar of buffish hairs.


Woodland edge and hedgerows. 

Status and distribution

Not very common and restricted to the southern half of Britain. Recorded occasionally on the reserve.