Wyre Forest Study Group
August, 2017
Nephrotoma flavipalpus
This attractive cranefly is easily identified from the other Nephrotoma species because of its distinctive abdominal markings. It is known to like dry woodlands on sandy soil and this one was found on a path in Longdon Wood.
Nephrotoma flavipalpus, Longdon Wood, 2 August 2017
Photograph by Rosemary Winnall