Ditomyia fasciata - Ditomyia fasciata

Description

This is a medium sized rather long legged fungus gnat. The wings have wide bands of dark markings and the body appears banded in black and pale orange.

Habitat

Well wooded areas especially around its chosen foodplants.

When to see it

Spring and summer.

Life History

Its foodplants are limited to the Polypore fungi.

UK Status

Most records seem to come from south-eastern England.

VC55 Status

Status of this species in Leicestershire and Rutland is not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map