Single-striped Black Hairy-eye

Tricyphona immaculata


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


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.