All-black Snout - Nemotelus nigrinus

Description

This is a mainly black soldierfly with a long black beak like snout.

Habitat

Flower meadows and flower rich grassland.

When to see it

Summer

Life History

Visits flowering plants such as Yarrow and Ox-eye Daisy.

UK Status

Fairly frequent and widespread in southern Britain

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map