Phaonia subventa (Harris, [1780])
Found in early April 2011 at Sherwood Forest CP, this male Phaonia subventa was only the NNR's second record, despite being a common species. Phaonia subventa is one of several similarly coloured species. Phaonia species show a distinctive bulge to the outer edge of the wing, which helps distinguish them from other flies.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phaonia subventa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Barry Lygo. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2021

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