Urophora jaceana (Hering, 1935)
This well marked Tephritid fly, was one of many found on Knapweed leaves at Budby Pumping Station in June 2011. Urophora jaceana is common across the UK. Many Tephritid flies are identifiable by wing pattern, but these can vary across individuals of the same species. The larvae induce multilocular galls in the capitulum of Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Urophora jaceana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton.

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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