Rhamphomyia sulcata


This is quite a large dance fly with a grey and pinkish appearance.


Well vegetated areas.

When to see it

Late spring and summer

Life History

Males provide females with a nutritious prey item as a nuptial gift

UK Status

Quite common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map