Phaonia jaroschewskii - Hairy Canary Fly

Name: Phaonia jaroschewskii (Schnabl, 1888)

Family: Muscidae

Common name: Hairy Canary Fly


Thin scattering of sites in northern England plus New Forest and Burnham Beeches

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


Lowland raised bog. This species is found on sphagnum in healthy wet bog systems. It is a good indicator for the quality of sphagnum bog, i.e. it disappears when the bog deteriorates.


Added in 2007

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