Scoliocentra villosa


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

Identification difficulty

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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

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