Eriothrix rufomaculata (De Geer, 1776)
Eriothrix rufomaculata is a very common Tachinid Fly of grassy areas. It is widespread across the UK and in Nottinghamshire, where it is restricted only through being under-recorded. There seem to be few records from east of the Trent Valley, but it should be present in most habitats.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eriothrix rufomaculata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Wil Heeney. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Meg Skinner. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).  David Shaw.

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 January 2021

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