New insect species discovery on Texel island


This is a Phasia hemiptera video.

Warden Erik van der Spek on Texel island in the Netherlands reports about discovering an insect species, new for Texel.

It was a male Phasia hemiptera, a tachinid fly species.

Females lay their eggs in bugs. Forest bugs in spring; green shield bugs in autumn.

Insect research on Texel: here.

1 thought on “New insect species discovery on Texel island

  1. Pingback: Rare bee orchid discovery on Vlieland island | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.