Fannia canicularis (Linnaeus, 1761)
Commonly referred to as the Lesser House Fly, this abundant species probably occurs in almost every house in the county. Known for circling in the centre of rooms, this fly is well known to everybody by sight, but is very rarely recorded by anyone other than those with an interest in Nottinghamshire's Dipterous fauna.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Fannia canicularis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Andy Godfrey (Saproxylic Diptera Survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and SAC, Nottinghamshire - A report to Natural England, October 2010). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated December 2018

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