The male has very large genitalia which are tucked under the abdomen. It typically rests with its front end raised - like a begging dog. In the correct light this species has a nice brassy gold sheen.
Damp habitats, wet grassland, woodland edge, scrub and hedgerows.
May to August peaking in June and July.
Quite common and widespread throughout Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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