Xylophagus ater

Xylophagus ater

Observation - Xylophagus ater. Description: Quite a large fly associated with old, damp woodland. Looks a bit like a dark cranefly when flying. Difficult to photo against a gnarly-barked Alder.

Quite a large fly associated with old, damp woodland. Looks a bit like a dark cranefly when flying. Difficult to photo against a gnarly-barked Alder.