Tricholauxania praeusta (Fallén, 1820) 
TA common and widespread species across most of Nottinghamshire, with a range no doubt limited only by very few people recording our Dipterous fauna. Tricholauxania praeusta can be found commonly in well vegetated habitats such as woodland and is often to be found on the trunks of trees. There are of course similar looking species, so identification can be problematic.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tricholauxania praeusta    
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Adrian Dutton. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Dipterists Forum - Nottinghamshire Weekend 2015. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Andy Godfrey (Saproxylic Diptera Survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and SAC, Nottinghamshire - A report to Natural England, October 2010). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated June 2021

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