Seioptera vibrans

Last update: 1 January 2019
OBSERVATION:
2016-VI-17

Every year these good-looking flies are present in the garden. It is a fly from the Picture-winged flies (Ulidiidae) family Seioptera, Seioptera vibrans. It is the only species in this genus in the Netherlands[1].

Seioptera vibrans

These flies show remarkable behaviour where they sit on a leaf and slowly spin their wings drawing circles in the air.


References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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