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Tephritid Flies

From back in early summer: a female Urophora stylata (Diptera: Tephritidae) on a thistle (Cirsium sp).

And from the same patch of thistles, a male and female mating:

Photos taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2011-06-02.

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