This species has 2 anal veins, microtrichia on wings (which look semi opaque and pale brown) and a narrow line down the middle of the thorax, hence 'lineata'
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Meadows, woodland and damp areas.
April to June.
Widespread and quite common in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015