|Animal and leaf waste.
8.5 - 11.25 mm.
Muddy puddles, wet ditches and ponds.
April - November.
Its scientific name means "dangling marsh-lover"
(from Greek helo-, "marsh", -phil, "love", Latin pend-, "hang").
It's common name 'Sun Fly' is probably based on a mis-reading of helo- as helio-. Sun