Dexiosoma caninum (Fabricius, 1781)
Dexiosoma caninum is a large and conspicuous Tachinid Fly, frequently alighting on prominent perches, from which it makes occasional flights, then often returning to the same spot. This fly seems common around the Sherwood Forest CP, appearing from late July onwards. Despite being relatively easy to find, this was the first record for the Sherwood Forest NNR.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dexiosoma caninum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford.

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Updated November 2017

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