Norellisoma spinimanum

    Description

    This orange plant fly is distinguished from similar species by a double row of spines on the front tibia. The thorax and legs are orange, the abdomen orangey-grey.

    Habitat

    It is associated with the Dock family of plants (Rumex) and is frequent in moist locations and wooded areas.

    When to see it

    April to October.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales, fewer records from Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map