Silba fumosa (Egger, 1864) 
Found widely across the southern-half of the UK and including (unusually) several recent records from Nottinghamshire. Silba fumosa was previously known as Setisquamalonchaea fumosa and has occurred during invertebrate surveys of Oak Tree Heath and Sherwood Heath in the early 2000's, but is also known from near Barnstone and Netherfield Lagoons, from where Peter Smith photographed the one below.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Silba fumosa   
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Dipterists Forum - Nottinghamshire Weekend 2015. Peter Smith. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey).

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Updated November 2020

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