Tachina fera (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Tachinidae)

Length: 9-14mm; Wingspan: 16-27mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - June
(Earliest: 1.6)
July - September
(Earliest: 1.9)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Several Noctuidae
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Noctuidae
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Cirsium arvense Nectar, Pollen

Tachinid Recording Scheme (UK): Tachina fera
Nature Spot: Tachina fera


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