Cheilosia grossa (Fallén, 1817)
An early flying and fairly large hoverfly, Cheilosia grossa is often encountered feeding on early Spring flowers such as Dandelion and Celandine. The one photograhed was found in Eakring village on 28/03/07.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cheilosia grossa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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Updated January 2021

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