Anomoia purmunda (Harris, 1780)
Many Tephritid flies can be identified by wing pattern, but these do vary across individuals of the same species and a degree of care has to be taken. Anomoia purmunda seems to be fairly common in Nottinghamshire and frequents well vegetated sites including gardens. Certainly under-recorded in the county, as there is presently very little interest in our Dipterous fauna.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anomoia purmunda
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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Updated January 2021

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