Hedriodiscus sp.

Soldier Fly

Hedriodiscus sp., French Guiana soldier fly in family Stratiomyidae

Family: Stratiomyidae

Subfamily: Stratiomyinae

Tribe: Stratiomyini

Length: fly in photo 8.3 to apex of the wings


Photo location: Montsinéry, French Guiana.

Note that while the fly shown here is probably in the genus Hedriodiscus, our Stratiomyid mentor tells us that genus Chloromelas cannot be definitively eliminated by the features that are visible in the photos.

Soldier fly from French Guiana (Guyane), Hedriodiscus sp.