Tipula fulvipennis


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

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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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map