Tipula fulvipennis

Description

The wings are noticeably browner than most other species in the genus and have a dark spot. The legs are orangey with black 'knees'.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Wet woodland, and occasionally in hedgerows.

When to see it

June to September.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Species profile

Species group:
Craneflies, Gnats & Midges
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Diptera
Family:
Tipulidae
Records on NatureSpot:
11
First record:
08/09/2011 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
16/10/2023 (Bell, Melinda)

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