Rhagio scolopaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common Snipe Fly, found regularly in damp areas, woods and along hedgerows etc. These adults were especially confiding, found by the River Meden at Market Warsop in early June 2012.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhagio scolopaceus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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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