Species Accounts

Tachina ursina (Meigen, 1824)

Synonymsursina (Meigen, 1824 - Musca)
Comments11mm, brown & hairy
Shaw & Ford (1991)-
Belshaw (1993)Pupates in the empty host integument. Host: unknown. British distribution: England, Wales (Glamorgan and Flint), S.Scotland (Edin-burgh* and Kirkcudbright*) and N.Scotland (Gartmorn Dam in Perths*). Habitat: woodland margins (Herting, 1960; Chandler, pers. comm.) Flight period: late March to early May (at least 50 records).
Tschorsnig & Herting (1994)[Servillia]. Europe to Southern England Finland; SH NS NW HE RP BW BY NB / A CH. Warm dry forest edges forest-paths. End March to Mid May 1 generation. On the ground on tree-trunks or in grass; usually rare. Host unknown.
JNCC review (1996)-
Shaw & Ford (2000)-
NBN code NBNSYS0000030135 BRC code 15704
StatusLocal BENHS drawer8.5 8
* mapping provided courtesy of the National Biodiversity Network (NBN); all other content is copyright Chris Raper and respective authors/creators.

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