This species has a conspicuous yellow abdomen with a dark ventral band.
Found in woodland, hedgerows and moorland.
Peak July and August.
This fly belongs to a group referred to as fungus gnats. The larvae do feed on fungi but also eat dead leaves and compost. The adults feed on nectar and can be found on umbellifers and other flowers.
Fairly frequent and widespread in England and Wales.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
Enter a town or village to see local records