Dioctria baumhaueri - Dioctria baumhaueri
Length 8 to 13 mm. This is a mainly black robber fly, but the front two pairs of legs are mainly orange apart from a dark stripe along the upper surface.
Hedgerows and meadows.
May to August.
Predatory on other insects.
Fairly frequent and widespread in England and Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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