Phaonia pallida


    Length about 7 mm. An orange fly with a very hairy thorax.


    Often seen in woodland.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    Life History

    Larvae are associated with fungi and rotten wood.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map