Helophilus hybridus (Loew, 1846)
One of several similar hoverflies with a distinct striped thorax, Helophilus hybridus is one of the largest species found in the Eakring area. The ones pictured were found and photographed at the Idle Valley NR by Pauline Bradford.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Helophilus hybridus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Brian Wetton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. 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 January 2021

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