Eumerus funeralis (Meigen, 1822)
A small and very compact Hoverfly, this Eumerus funeralis was photographed in a garden at Mapperley in Nottingham. More commonly known to gardeners as the Lesser Bulb Fly, it is a common pest of Daffodil bulbs. Although it would be expected to be widespread in Nottinghamshire, the only other record we have had sent in to us is from Attenborough NR.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eumerus funeralis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 November 2017

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