Banded General Soldier Fly

Common Name Banded General Soldier Fly
Scientific Name Stratiomys potamida
Family Soldier flies and Snipe flies
Interest
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Description A striking yellow and black fly found mainly of umbellifer flowers from June to September. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
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31-12-12 Banded General Soldier fly (Stratiomys potamida)
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Holton Lee

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Powerstock Common Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Holton Lee Several
Powerstock Common Nature Reserve Recorded by others