Phaonia tuguriorum (Scopoli, 1763)
Often one of the first flies to appear in Spring, Phaonia tuguriorum is a drab coloured fly. This one was found hibernating under loose bark on Budby South Forest in mid-February 2013. Phaonia species show a distinctive bulge to the outer edge of the wing, which helps distinguish them from other flies.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phaonia tuguriorum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Barry Lygo.

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Updated January 2020

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