Ptychoptera contaminata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Probably fairly widespread at many wetland sites, where it will often be found amongst marginal vegetation, Ptychoptera contaminata resembles a small Crane Fly, but actually belongs to the Ptychopteridae family. Based purely on the number of records sent in to us for inclusion within the county distribution maps, it appears to be somewhat irregularly recorded in Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ptychoptera contaminata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Warne.

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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