Myathropa florea (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common hoverfly, Myathropa florea is distinctive enough to be one of the easiest to identify. It is regularly found wherever there is a good supply of nectar and commonly visits flowers in many gardens.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Myathropa florea
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Brian Wetton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Wil Heeney. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Meg Skinner. Nottingham City Council. Derek Whiteley. Darren Matthews. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charles Cannon. Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham. Barry Lygo. Josh Hedley.

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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