cranefly Tipula vittata - Studland Heath

cranefly Tipula vittata - Studland Heath

Observation - cranefly Tipula vittata - Studland Heath - UK and Ireland. Description: 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 (http://www.facebook.com/CyrilDiverProject)

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 (http://www.facebook.com/CyrilDiverProject), as part of a field trip organised by the National Forum for Biological Recording (http://www.nfbr.org.uk/).