This is quite a large dance fly with a grey and pinkish appearance.
Well vegetated areas.
Late spring and summer
Males provide females with a nutritious prey item as a nuptial gift
Quite common and widespread in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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