Criorhina berberina (Fabricius, 1805)
Criorhina berberina is one of several species which mimic Bumblebees. With Diptera being grossly under recorded in the county, it is hard to give an accurate account of its current status. With records from Attenborough NR, Sherwood Forest CP and Dyscarr Wood, currently shown on the Nottinghamshire distribution map, Criorhina berberina is probably fairly widespread. Our thanks go to Pauline Bradford, who kindly supplied all the images shown.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Criorhina berberina
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Wil Heeney. 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 January 2021

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