Tachina fera (Linnaeus, 1761)
A very common and large Tachinid fly, frequently encountered on flowers in most habitats. There are several similar species, but Tachina fera is the one most likely to be met with. Flies throughout most of the Summer months.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tachina fera
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Warne. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Darren Matthews. Tim Sexton. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham. Barry Lygo. David Shaw.

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 January 2021

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