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Jul272011

Tachinid Fly

Tachinid fly Gymnosoma rotundatum (Diptera: Tachinidae).  Gymnosoma nitens, which is also found in the UK,  is very similar in appearance but is distinctly smaller (3-4mm long, as opposed to 6-8mm).

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-07-25.

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