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

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map