Rhamphomyia subcinerascens

    Description

    Identification is difficult but the identifying features are a dark cloud on the anal lobe of the female wings, whilst the males have long tarsal hairs. We are grateful to Steve Falk for his help with the identification of the pair in the Sapcote photograph.

    When to see it

    Peak time is April and May

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England, few records from elsewhere in Britain 

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map