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

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map