Minettia longipennis (Fabricius, 1794)
A relatively common and presumed much under-recorded species of woodland and along hedgerows. We know of very few documented Nottinghamshire records, but there are records from Attenborough NR, Netherfield Ash Lagoons, Clumber Park and Dyscarr Wood, where the one below was photographed by Pauline Bradford in June 2019.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Minettia longipennis 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Pauline Bradford. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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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