We could find out very little about this scavenger fly. After looking at available pictures it seems to have a beige-brown abdomen and thorax. The wings are slightly tinted red-brown. Helina species are difficult to identify in the field.
Hedgerows and well wooded areas.
Males May to June but females can often be seen until November.
Fairly widespread in England and Wales.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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