Length 5 to 7 mm. Usually beige or greyish in appearance, but very variable. It has dark femora and spots on the abdomen.
Various habitats including hedgerows, flower meadows and woodland.
April to October.
Adults feed on nectar and pollen. Larvae are found in dung, rotting wood etc.
Widespread and fairly frequent with most records coming from southern Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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