Chrysotoxum arcuatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
A distinctive hoverfly found in open woodland and heathland areas. C. arcuatum is widespread in more northern parts of the UK. There are several similarly marked species which can cause an identification headache, but this hoverfly is distinguished by the long black hairs on the eyes.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chrysotoxum arctuatum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Brian Wetton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014).

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Updated January 2021

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