Anthomyia procellaris (Rondani, 1866)
One of a number of very similarly marked flies, Anthomyia procellaris is a difficult species to identify correctly, but can be done from good photographs taken from a range of differing angles. However, A. pluvialis is extremely similar and likely to be encountered in Nottinghamshire, so check carefully. Common at most well vegetated sites around the county and certainly much under-recorded.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anthomyia procellaris
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Barry Lygo.

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 2020

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