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


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

UK Map