Tephritis vespertina (Loew, 1844)
This nicely marked Tephritid fly, was swept from low vegetation at Warsop Main Pit Top late evening in June 2011. Many Tephritid flies are identifiable by wing pattern, but these do vary across individuals of the same species.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tephritis vespertina
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. 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 December 2018

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
True Flies etc Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
True Flies etc Photo Gallery - Text version