Euphylidorea lineola


    Length: 11 to12mm; Wing Length: 10 to 14mm. A medium sized cranefly with an orange body and noticeably shaded brownish wings.

    Identification difficulty

    Found around hedgerows and in damper areas.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    Life History

    The larvae feed in marshy ground.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent and local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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