Doros profuges - Phantom Hoverfly

Doros profugesName: Doros profuges (Harris, 1780)

Family: Syrphidae

Common name: Phantom Hoverfly (previously “A Hoverfly”)

Distribution

Rare in England - scattered localities in the south-east and isolated sites in the south-west and north-west. On Mull in Scotland, but absent from Wales and Northern Ireland.

Distribution map from publicly available, 10km square resolution data on the NBN Gateway.

Distribution map from the Hoverfly Recording Scheme.

Habitat

Upland/Lowland Calcareous grasslands Various deciduous woodlands

BAP

Existing BAP species

Lead partner

Ian Middlebrook, Action for Invertebrates

Links

 
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