Phytobia species is added to the Diptera list for Leicestershire

On 30 December 2023, Mark Skevington examined Hawthorn stems at Whetstone, Leicestershire VC55 and found the medullary spots of Phytobia carbonaria (Zetterstedt, 1858). Mark’s record is the first for the vice county.

Many thanks to Mark for sending in his record.

31 December 2023