Tipula lunata

Description

Tipula lunata is a distinctively coloured Crane Fly, but there are several other similarly coloured species, so ID is not easy.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found in well vegetated areas.

When to see it

May to July.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map