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Banded General Soldier Fly

A striking yellow and black fly found mainly of umbellifer flowers from June to September.


Common Name Banded General Soldier Fly
Scientific Name Stratiomys potamida
Species Group Soldier flies and Snipe flies
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Notebook Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Soldier flies and Snipe flies