Ilisia occoecata


Approximately 13 mm long and with a distinctive wing pattern.

Similar Species

The wing pattern is similar to Ilisia maculata but rather than rings the markings are solid.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Please provide photographs to support your record including one to show the wing pattern.


Favouring damper areas but not exclusively restricted to them.

When to see it

May to October.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map

Species profile

Species group:
Craneflies, Gnats & Midges
Records on NatureSpot:
First record:
13/05/2023 (Poole, Adam)
Last record:
13/05/2023 (Poole, Adam)

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