Natural History Photographs

Choerades cf. fuliginosa
Deutsch:Schlichte Mordfliege
Miers (Lot), France; 31 July 2012. Padirac (Lot), France; 1 August 2012.
Choerades marginatus
Drents-Friese Woud, the Netherlands; 30 July 2010.
Choerades rufipes
Deutsch:Rotbeinige Mordfliege
Passo de Lucomagno (Tessin), Switzerland; 27 July 2007.
Light coniferous forest, altitude ca. 1950 m.
Top left: Female emerging from hole in rotting wood, probably after ovipostion.
Bottom row: Female with prey and ovipositing female.