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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map