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Tephtritid Fly

A female Terellia tussilaginis (Diptera: Tephritidae) on burdock (Arctium sp).  In the first half of the summer the main Tephritid fly on burdock is Tephritis bardanae but later in the summer Terellia tussilaginis takes over.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK on 2013-07-13.

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