Xanthogramma citrofasciatum (De Geer, 1776)
A large and distinctive Hoverfly, but there are several other species to cause identification confusion. This Xanthogramma citrofasciatum was the first ever record for the Sherwood Forest area, when found in May 2013. Predominantly, a southern UK species.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Xanthogramma citrofasciatum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 February 2017

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