Neria cibaria

    Description

    A very long-legged and long bodied fly typical of the genus.

    Habitat

    It is found in woodland and other well vegetated areas.

    When to see it

    May to July.

    Life History

    Feeds on smaller insects such as aphids.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map