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Cranefly Tipula vittata - Studland Heath

Observed: 20th April 2013 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
Invertebrates expert
Tipula vittata - Studland Heath-001
Tipula vittata - Studland Heath

This large and distinctive cranefly is usually found in damp woodlands, especially along stream edges, which is exactly the habitat it was found in here at Studland Heath.
Recorded for the Cyril Diver project (, as part of a field trip organised by the National Forum for Biological Recording (

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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For some reason ispot is not

For some reason ispot is not bringing up other observations of Tipula vittata.

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Yes, that's odd, will investigate.

Entomologist and biological recorder