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

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

    UK Map