Fig 1
DESCRIPTION: Length 7 - 10mm. A fast moving insect with a nice tawny colour throughout. Wings of adults extend to the tip of the abdomen. Flattish in appearance. BEHAVIOUR: A nocturnal species that is omnivorous and has a 2-year life cycle. Attracted to moth traps. Both sexes can fly. DISTRIBUTION: Local in southern Britain. HABITAT: Mainly found in low growing vegetation in heathland, downland, woodland, coastal cliffs and dune systems. PERIOD: Adults can be seen June to October.

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