Phaonia errans

    Description

    A buff/grey fly with a slightly chequered appearance. There are other very similar species in this genus which means that a detailed image or examination of an actual specimen is generally needed to identify the exact species.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Often sunning on tree trunks, fences, etc.

    When to see it

    Spring, summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread

    VC55 Status

    Frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map