Neomyia cornicina (Fabricius, 1781)
Another much under-recorded species in Nottinghamshire, not helped by the fact that Neomyia cornicina is similar to Neomyia viridescens. To make matters worse, both Neomyias (Muscidae) are visually very similar to the well known Lucilia 'Greenbottles' (Calliphoridae) despite them belonging to a different families. Neomyia cornicina frequently visits flowers and we found large numbers of them on Creeping Thistle at Stoke Bardolph in mid-July 2017.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Neomyia cornicina
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Barry Lygo.

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 2020

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