Thaumatomyia notata♂︎

Last update: 6 April 2022


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2021-IV-16


This funny looking fly roamed an ivy plant next to the window. It is a male Thaumatomyia notata [1], (see also here).

Thaumatomyia notata
Thaumatomyia notata

The yellow protrusions on the abdomen are pheromone sacs (see also here).

Thaumatomyia notata, pheromone sacks

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