Melieria crassipennis


    Length: 10mm. This species has spotted wings that help with identification. It also has a square-like head with a pale frons.

    Similar Species

    Very similar to Melieria omissa but this species is usually only found in coastal areas.


    Often seen perching, face-down, on waterside vegetation.

    When to see it

    May - July

    UK Status

    Fairly common.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map