Tipula rufina

    Description

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

    Photo ID?
    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map