Argyra argyria (Meigen, 1824) 
One of a number of Argyra species which have some degree of silvery white dusting and are difficult to identify without a key. There are a number of Argyra argyria records from the southern-half of Nottinghamshire, most of these being attributed to the Dipterist's Forum Weekend in 2015. The one illustrated, was found at Shirebrook Pit Wood in early May 2020.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Argyra argyria 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Dipterists Forum (via NBN Atlas). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated May 2020

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