Protocalliphora azurea (Fallén, 1817)
This is a distinctly blue coloured Calliphorid, which is well recorded from Nottinghamshire, yet virtually all known records date back to before 1925. There is a 1968 record of Protocalliphora azurea on the NBN Gateway from SK54 (White, O.S.), but apparently no records more recent than that, other than those we have recorded. The female is shown in the upper four photographs, recorded at Lamley Cemetery in early Aprin 2017.
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Protocalliphora azurea male, photographed on Budby South Forest in 2011.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Protocalliphora azurea
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated February 2016

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