Identifying flutter flies (Pallopteridae)

Palloptera muliebris (female) by Martin Cooper
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Steven Falk has produced an identification guide to Pallopteridae

Introducing flutter flies (Pallopteridae), a small family (13 British species) of some very attractive wing-waving. picture-winged flies, most of which are fairly easy to record. I’ve provides a wing chart and a scan of Alan Stubb’s 1994 key.

Click on the link to view the guide.