Tipula luteipennis


Length: 14 to 17 mm; Wing Length: 8 to 20 mm. This is a species with a yellowy brown shaded wing.

Identification difficulty

Damper areas.

When to see it

Autumn – usually encountered from August to October.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Rather local in Leicestershire and Rutland most records coming from Empingham Marshy Meadow and Grace Dieu Wood.

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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