Ceratitis capitata (Weidemann, 1824) 
Found in Tim Sexton's Attenborough home during March 2023, this rare UK record of this very attractive Tephritid fly is almost certainly the first record for VC56 Nottinghamshire. Often called the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, this specimen very likely arrived via the importation of fruit.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ceratitis capitata   
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated March 2021

copyright © Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
True Flies etc Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
True Flies etc Photo Gallery - Text version