Length: 11 to12mm; Wing Length: 10 to 14mm. A medium sized cranefly with an orange body and noticeably shaded brownish wings.
Found around hedgerows and in damper areas.
May to September.
The larvae feed in marshy ground.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Infrequent and local in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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