Nephrotoma appendiculata (Pierre, 1919)
This well marked Crane Fly is one of the so called Tiger Crane Flies, through its combination of yellow and black markings. There are numerous species, all very similarly marked and difficult to identify correctly. This Nephrotoma appendiculata was found nectaring on Cow Parsley at Clipstone Old Quarter in May 2011.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nephrotoma appendiculata
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). David Shaw.

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Updated January 2021

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