Hairy-eyed Cranefly

Tricyphona immaculata

Description

Over all length 5 - 7mm. A small cranefly with a grey head, thorax and abdomen and unspotted wings.

Habitat

Wet, boggy areas with decaying plant material.

Status and distribution

Common through most of Britain. Found occasionally at the reserve, in the boggy area behind the Large Gravel Pit.

Best time to see

April to September.