Length 5 mm. A handsome little fly of an overall orangey brown appearance, but with striped thorax, banded eyes and large dark shaded areas on the wings.
Hedgerows and woodland edge often seen on tree trunks.
Mainly June to October but has been recorded in most months.
Fairly frequent and widespread throughout much of England and Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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