Dasysyrphus tricinctus (Fallén, 1817)
A distinctive hoverfly, the nicely marked Dasysyrphus tricinctus favours woodlands and produces two broods a year. This one was photographed nectaring on Creeping thistle at Eakring Flash in July 2006.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dasysyrphus tricinctus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Pauline Bradford. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Brian Wetton.

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Updated February 2017

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