Scoliocentra villosa

    Description

    Length: Male 7 to 9 mm, Female 6.5 to 8 mm. Scoliocentra villosa is a fly with orange abdomen and legs.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Various habitats including meadows, deciduous woodland and also found in caves.

    When to see it

    Can be seen at most times of year but mainly between March and July.

    UK Status

    Widespread but not well recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map