This species of non biting midge has very distinctive dark markings on the wings which help to distinguish it.
Around water, especially ponds.
The aquatic larvae emerge from ponds etc.
Little recorded but thought to be widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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