Cheilosia impressa (Loew, 1840)
A (presumed) scarce Hoverfly in Nottinghamshire, with known recent records coming from Dyscarr Wood and the Idle Valley NR (Bradford, P.) in the north of the county. Cheilosia impressa is a species of Carr, riversides and damp woodland, where they are attracted to the flowers of Umbellifers. The photographs below, were very kindly taken and sent to us for inclusion by Pauline Bradford.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cheilosia impressa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Pauline Bradford. Brian Wetton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014).

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 November 2017

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