Tipula vernalis (Meigen, 1804)
Tipula Crane Flies are difficult to identify unless using an identification key, so great care has to be taken. These Tipula vernalis were photographed at Hills and Holes SSSI in May 2013 and nearby Market Warsop Cemetery in 2019. A common species, usually found in damp wooded areas.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tipula vernalis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). 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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