Euphylidorea lineola

Description

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

Identification difficulty
Habitat

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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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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