Doros profuges - Phantom Hoverfly

Doros profugesName: Doros profuges (Harris, 1780)

Family: Syrphidae

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


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.


Upland/Lowland Calcareous grasslands Various deciduous woodlands


Existing BAP species

Lead partner

Ian Middlebrook, Action for Invertebrates


bap/existing/doros_profuges.txt · Last modified: 2008/04/25 00:09 by stuart     Back to top
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