Palloptera umbellatarum (Fabricius, 1775)
Probably a fairly widespread species in Nottinghamshire, as there are a number of scattered records of Palloptera umbellatarum listed on the NBN Gateway, but which are not shown in the distribution map below. It has certainly been recorded from the Sherwood Forest area, when it turned up during Andy Godfrey's Diptera surveys on behalf of Natural England in 2010 and we recorded it ourselves for the first time, on the wall of the new Craft Centre at Edwinstowe in October 2016.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Palloptera umbellatarum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Andy Godfrey (Saproxylic Diptera Survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and SAC, Nottinghamshire - A report to Natural England, October 2010). 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 February 2017

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