Rhamphomyia sulcata

Description

This is quite a large dance fly with a grey and pinkish appearance.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Well vegetated areas.

When to see it

Late spring and summer

Life History

Males provide females with a nutritious prey item as a nuptial gift

UK Status

Quite common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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Species profile

Species group:
Flies
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Diptera
Family:
Empididae
Records on NatureSpot:
2
First record:
27/04/2010 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
21/04/2020 (Calow, Graham)

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