Pherbellia cinerella (Fallén, 1820) 
Pherbellia cinerella is a Snail-killing Fly (Sciomyzidae) with a distinct south-westerly range in Nottinghamshire. The most northerly records come from Annesley Bentinck Pit Top, east across to Netherfield Lagoons, where Peter Smith photographed the specimen shown below in May 2020. Common across much of the south UK, especially in coastal areas, our grateful thanks go to Peter for very kindly allowing the use of his photographs to illustrate the species.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pherbellia cinerella 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Dipterist's Forum. NBN Atlas. Peter Smith. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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 May 2020

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