Tipula scripta (Meigen, 1830) 
Crane Flies are difficult to identify unless using an identification key, so great care has to be taken when trying to identify them from photographs. Tipula scripta is a common and wide-ranging species over much of the UK, but there are few recent Nottinghamshire records and it is surely another under-recorded species. This female was photographed at Sherwood Forest CP in 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tipula scripta 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 April 2019

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