Eristalis arbustorum (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common Hoverfly, which is sometimes found in gardens. Slightly smaller and more compact than the other common Eristalis species, identification is often down to the white face on Eristalis arbustorum. The abdominal markings and colouration, can vary considerably between individuals.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eristalis arbustorum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Brian Wetton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Barry Lygo. David Shaw.

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 January 2021

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