Dicranota bimaculata


    This is a small to medium sized crane fly with brown shaded wings.

    Identification difficulty

    Often seen near to pond edges and small streams.

    When to see it

    March to May and July to October.

    Life History

    The larvae are aquatic.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map