Meliscaeva cinctella (Zetterstedt, 1843)
A common Hoverfly of wooded areas and which has to be carefully identified, as there are several similar species. This one was found and photographed by Pauline Bradford in early August, at Dyscarr Wood, in the north of Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Meliscaeva cinctella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Derek Whiteley. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Brian Wetton. David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

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Updated January 2024

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