All-black Snout - Nemotelus nigrinus
This is a mainly black soldierfly with a long black beak like snout.
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Flower meadows and flower rich grassland.
Visits flowering plants such as Yarrow and Ox-eye Daisy.
Fairly frequent and widespread in southern Britain
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015