A very distinctive cranefly with circle patterns on its wings, banded thighs and a brown striped abdomen.
Well wooded areas.
May and June.
Larvae are found in dead wood.
Fairly frequent in suitable areas of England and Wales, fewer records from Scotland.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland
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