Yellow Spear-winged Fly - Lonchoptera lutea
Adults vary a great deal in colour, from yellow to dark brown. Scutellum brown to yellow. The antennal segments are all dark. The pointed wings have no central cross vein.
Unlike most of these genera, Lonchoptera lutea shows a marked preference for unshaded habitats.
Spring to autumn.
Larvae live in leaf litter.
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