This is a small to medium sized crane fly with brown shaded wings.
Often seen near to pond edges and small streams.
March to May and July to October.
The larvae are aquatic.
Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain.
Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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