Sphaerophoria interrupta (Fabricius, 1805)
Found to be a common species at many sites, Sphaerophoria interrupta can be found on the wing during the Summer months. Species determination is extremely difficult without examination of the genitalia, although Sphaerophoria hoverflies are distinctive in the field.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sphaerophoria interrupta
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Brian Wetton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014).

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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