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B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,033

I saw a fly with a bright yellow, long rather than round body taking an interest in one of my roses. Does anyone know what it might be?

In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 21,191

    HERE IS A PAGE OF FLIES TO CHECK THROUGH

    http://www.naturespot.org.uk/taxonomy/term/22226

    IF YOU DON'T SEE ANYTHING THERE YOU COULD TRY THE PAGE THAT DEALS WITH WASPS.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Bushman2Bushman2 Posts: 548

    MY FIRST THOUGHT WOULD BE A HOVER FLY

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 21,191

    ME TOO BUSHMAN, BUT NO MENTION OF THE STRIPES.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Bushman2Bushman2 Posts: 548

    PANSY SO GLAD TO SEE YOU BACK image

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 21,191

    image

    DON'T MENTION THE WAR BASIL.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Bushman2Bushman2 Posts: 548

    I NO UNDERSTAND MR FAWLTY I COME FROM BARCELONA image 

  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,033

    I already googled it and the nearest thing I could find was a dung fly . Not much dung around here and if there is we call it something else!

    I also got cookied by rentokil so I can guess what my ads will beimage

    Will follow link and see if there's owt of interest.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,033

    Orange legionnaire Is closest, but mine was lemon yellow,rather than orange. No stripes but it did have ridges horizontally the same as the legionnaire

    Ps I didn't squish itimage

    Last edited: 06 June 2016 16:02:46

    In London. Keen but lazy.
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