Molophilus obscurus


    A small brown or grey brown cranefly.

    Identification difficulty

    A common species of marshy areas and pond margins.

    When to see it

    May to October

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map