Odontomyia hydroleon - Barred Green Colonel

Odontomyia hydroleonName: Odontomyia hydroleon (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Stratiomyidae

Common name: Barred Green Colonel (Previosly “A soldierfly”)


2 sites only; 1 in north Yorkshire and 1 in Ceredigion, west Wales

Distribution map from publicly available, 10km square resolution data on the NBN Gateway.


Fen and marsh. Open, base-rich seepages which support the larval stage. Suitable nectar sources for adults within close proximity of breeding seepages.


Existing BAP species

Lead partner

Mike Howe, Countryside Council for Wales


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