Tetanocera sp. ♂︎

Last update: 22 December 2021
OBSERVATION:
2021-V-13

This fly hung around the pond. It is a male marsh fly from the genus Tetanocera [1]. The fly larvae are parasitoids on snails and slugs [2].

Tetanocera sp. ♂︎,

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 Barker, Gary & Knutson, Lloyd & Vala, Jean-Claude & Coupland, James & Barnes, Jeffrey. (2004). Overview of the biology of marsh flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae), with special reference to predators and parasitoids of terrestrial gastropods. 10.1079/9780851993195.0159.

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