Tipula rufina

Description

The distinctive identification mark is a black stripe on the side of the thorax.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Various habitats including gardens.

When to see it

Spring.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain and probably more frequent than records suggest.

VC55 Status

Few records for Leicestershire and Rutland, but probably under recorded.

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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