Order Diptera: The True Flies


Family Rhagionidae: Snipeflies


Marsh Snipefly Rhagio tringarius
Marsh Snipefly
(Rhagio tringarius)
Downlooker Snipefly (Rhagio scolopaceus)
Downlooker Snipefly
(Rhagio scolopaceus)

Family Bombyliidae: Bee Flies


Bee Fly (Bombylius major)
Dark-edged Bee-fly
(Bombylius major)

Family Asilidae: Robber flies


Common Red-legged Robberfly Dioctria rufipes
Common Red-legged Robberfly
(Dioctria rufipes)
Stripe-legged Robberfly Dioctria baumhaueri
Stripe-legged Robberfly (Dioctria baumhaueri)
Common Awl Robberfly Neoitamus cyanurus
Common Awl Robberfly
(Neoitamus cyanurus)
Kite-tailed Robberfly Machimus atricapillus female
Kite-tailed Robberfly
(Machimus atricapillus)

Family Dolichopodidae: Long-legged Flies


Dolichopus ungulatus
Dolichopus ungulatus

Family Conopidae: Thick-headed Flies/Conopid Flies


Conops vesicularis
Conops vesicularis

Sicus ferrugineus mating
Sicus ferrugineus

Family Tephritidae: Fruit Flies/Picture-winged Flies


Terellia tussilaginis
Terellia tussilaginis

Family Lauxaniidae


Peplomyza litura
Peplomyza litura
Tricholauxania praeusta
Tricholauxania praeusta

Family Sepsidae: Ensign Flies


Nemopoda nitidula
Nemopoda nitidula

Family Scathophagidae: Dung Flies


Common Yellow Dung Fly Scathophaga stercoraria
Common Yellow Dung Fly
(Scathophaga stercoraria)

Family Muscidae: House Flies


Phaonia subventa
Phaonia subventa
Phaonia tuguriorum
Phaonia tuguriorum

Family Fanniidae


Fannia lustrator
Fannia lustrator

Family Calliphoridae: Blow-flies


European Blowfly Calliphora vicina
European Blowfly
(Calliphora vicina)
Common Cluster Fly (Pollenia rudis)
Awkward Clusterfly
(Pollenia rudis)
Calliphora vomitoria
Calliphora vomitoria
Lucilia sericata

Family Sarcophagidae: Flesh Flies


Flesh-fly
Flesh Fly
(Sarcophaga sp.)
Amobia signata
Amobia signata

Family Tachinidae: Tachinid Flies


Gymnocheta viridis
Gymnocheta viridis
Ramonda spathulata
Ramonda spathulata
Tachina fera
Tachina fera
Triarthria setipennis

Triarthria setipennis

Mintho rufiventris
Mintho rufiventris
Eriothrix rufomaculata

Eriothrix rufomaculata


Family Bibionidae: St Marks Flies


St Mark's Fly Bibio marci male
St Mark’s Fly
(Bibio marci)

Family Simuliidae: Blackflies


Black Fly Simulium sp.
Black Fly
(Simulium sp.)

Family Anisopodidae: Wood Gnats


Window Gnat Sylvicola fenestralis
Window Gnat
(Sylvicola fenestralis)

Family Chironomidae: Non-biting Midges


Chironomus
Chironomus sp.

Family Tipulidae: Craneflies


Tipula lateralis female
Tipula lateralis
Tiger Cranefly Nephrotoma flavescens female
Tiger Cranefly
(Nephrotoma flavescens)
Tipula oleracea
Tipula oleracea
European Crane Fly Tipula paludosa
European Crane Fly
(Tipula paludosa)