Thricops diaphanus (Wiedemann, 1817)
This is perhaps one of the easier Flies for those inexperienced observer to identify, although there are still a couple of very similar species like Phaonia pallida for instance. Thricops diaphanus is common in the more wooded areas of the county and especially in Sherwood Forest, where it can be found well into the Autumn sunning itself on the trunks of trees. Should be widespread over much of Nottinghamshire, despite the lack of records on the distribution map.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Thricops diaphanus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford.

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Updated February 2017

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