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Tephritid Fly versus Muscid Fly

A male Tephritis neesii (right, Diptera: Tephritidae) flashing its wings at a female Coenosia tigrina (left, Diptera: Muscidae), rather foolhardy given C. tigrina's habit of preying upon other flies.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2012-05-06.

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