Helina impuncta

    Description

    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.

    Habitat

    Hedgerows and well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    Males May to June but females can often be seen until November.

    UK Status

    Fairly widespread in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map