Coremacera marginata (Fabricius, 1775)
This is a very distinctive fly, generally found in woodland, grassy areas, or damp locations. The adults visit flowers, but the larvae are predatory on Snails. Coremacera marginata is probably quite commonly encountered at many sites around Nottinghamshire, but the general lack of interest in, and the recording of Diptera, means that there are large areas in the Midlands, where it has not been recorded. The accompanying photographs were taken at Ollerton in August 2013 (left) and Bevercotes Pit Wood in July 2013, by Les Coe.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coremacera marginata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Les Coe. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2021

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