Lypha dubia (Fallén, 1810) 
Widespread across the southern-half of the UK and for many sites, one of the year's first species. Lypha dubia is characteristically small for a Tachinid and easily missed among the number of other flies on the wing in April and May. In Nottinghamshire, it seems restricted to the Sherwood Forest area, where this one was photographed in early May 2020.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lypha dubia 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.

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Updated May 2020

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