Sciara hemerobioides (Scopoli, 1763)
The Sciaridae (Fungus Gnats) are a challenge to identify and consequently, are often left well alone by many entomologists. Across the UK, Sciara hemerobioides seems to be the most widespread and frequently reported, but there are few recent records from Nottinghamshire. It is regularly to be found on Umbellifers during the Summer months.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sciara hemerobioides
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. 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 January 2021

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