It has a pale orangey brown abdomen, orange legs and plumose arista.
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Pond edges and wet meadows often on dung.
March to September.
Larvae and adults are associated with dung.
Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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