Twin-spot Centurion Sargus bipunctatus (Scopoli, 1763)
Sargus bipunctatus (more commonly known as the Twin-spot Centurion) is named after the two white spots on the face of the females. This seems to be a relatively common soldier fly and one which flies later in the year. Often found sitting on the leaves of trees and shrubs in a wide range of habitats, usually with a good amount of vegetation.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sargus bipunctatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Pauline Bradford. Barry Lygo.

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Updated January 2021

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