Black Colonel Odontomyia tigrina (Fabricius, 1775) 
Usually described as being rare inland, this record of Odontomyia tigrina (more commonly known as the Black Colonel) from Netherfield in June 2019, seems likely to be a potential first for Nottinghamshire. There is a 1925 record from the Newark area listed on the NBN Atlas, but the record is undated, rather vague in that the grid reference is just SK75 and has no recorder or determiner attached to it. Our thanks go to Peter Smith for allowing us to use his photographs below, taken during a very brief encounter with the species at Netherfield Ash Lagoons in June 2019.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Odontomyia tigrina 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Peter Smith. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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Updated June 2019

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