Identify Picture-winged Flies (Tephritoidea)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Lance Flies
Lonchaea species

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Five-spotted Flutter Fly
Palloptera quinquemaculata

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Hogweed Flutter Fly
Palloptera saltuum

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Three-spotted Flutter Fly
Palloptera trimaculata

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Picture-winged Fly
Oxyna species

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Picture-winged Fly
Oxyna nebulosa

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Clouded Wormwood Fly
Oxyna parietina

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Picture-winged Fly
Sphenella marginata

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Picture-winged Fly
Tephritis bardanae

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Picture-winged Fly
Tephritis formosa

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Picture-winged Fly
Tephritis neesii

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Red-tailed Thistle Fly
Terellia ruficauda

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Picture-winged Fly
Terellia tussilaginis

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Thistle Gall Fly
Urophora cardui

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Bull Thistle Gall Fly
Urophora stylata

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Picture-winged Fly
Xyphosia miliaria

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Picture-winged Fly
Acidia cognata

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Spectacled Berry Fly
Anomoia purmunda

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Celery Fly
Euleia heraclei

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Picture-winged Fly
Philophylla caesio

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Rose-hip Fly
Rhagoletis alternata

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Daisy Leafminer
Trypeta zoe

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Band-winged Ceroxys
Ceroxys urticae

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Picture-winged Fly
Melieria crassipennis

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Three-spot Wingwaver
Herina nigrina

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Spot-winged Otites
Otites guttatus

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Dark-tipped Wingwaver
Seioptera vibrans

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire