Fannia lustrator (Harris, [1780])
Probably considerably more common and widespread in Nottinghamshire than records suggest. Fannia lustrator is another example of why many of the county's Diptera (Flies) are difficult to identify correctly from photographs, as there are numerous similar species. There are recent Nottinghamshire records from Budby South Forest, Sherwood Forest CP, Rainworth Heath and Netherfield Ash Lagoons.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Fannia lustrator
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). NBN Atlas. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (Saproxylic Diptera Survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and SAC, Nottinghamshire - A report to Natural England, October 2010). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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 April 2017

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