Tipula lunata


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

    Identification difficulty

    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