Rhagio tringarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
A widespread Snipe Fly across most of the UK, Rhagio tringarius is one of the easier species to identify. Obviously orange in colour, with well spaced triangular marks on the abdomen, this fly can be found in well vegetated sites. Recorded at Bevercotes Pit Wood in July 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhagio tringarius
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Pauline Bradford.

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 November 2017

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