Tipula rufina


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

    Identification difficulty

    Various habitats including gardens.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain and probably more frequent than records suggest.

    VC55 Status

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

    be our species champion

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map