Tipula confusa

    Description

    One of the smaller craneflies with marbled dark and pale patches on wings, which are held in line with the body at rest.

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    Habitat

    Woodland and gardens.

    When to see it

    A late flying species - September to November

    Life History

    Larvae live in moss in woods, gardens etc.

    UK Status

    Quite common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map