Pipiza noctiluca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Widespread across the UK, yet despite being very commonly recorded historically in Nottinghamshire, there seem to be few recent records which we are aware of. The female Pipiza noctiluca in the photographs, was found and photographed at Portland Park at Kirkby-in-Ashfield, in early May 2017 and there are recent records from Attenborough NR in 2015 (Sexton, T.) and Budby South Forest (Wetton, B.) in 1995.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pipiza noctiluca
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Brian Wetton. Sorby Natural History Society. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 December 2018

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