Identify Snipe-flies (Rhagionidae)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Black Snipe-fly
Chrysopilus cristatus

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Little Snipe-fly
Chrysopilus asiliformis

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Small Fleck-winged Snipefly
Rhagio lineola

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Down-looker Snipe-fly
Rhagio scolopaceus

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Marsh Snipe-fly
Rhagio tringarius

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire