Cylindromyia intermedia  (Meigen, 1824)
Main synonym = Ocyptera intermedia    Meigen, 1824
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Tachinidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
This family of flies have a number of closely related species making identification rather difficult sometimes. However, they have in common a characteristic slender cylindrical abdomen, often reddish brown marked with black and sometimes white as is this species. It is often found on plants of the families Apiaceae (carrot/celery) or Asteraceae (daisy/sunflower). This particular specimen was photographed at Zebbug, Gozo on May 2012.

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