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Species Account for Anasimyia interpuncta

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Anasimyia interpuncta  (Harris, [1776])
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

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National status: RDB3
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Known from 4 sites, some of which are threatened by development. Current national records indicate that this hoverfly species is restricted to eastem England and associated with ponds and ditches where sweet grass (Glyceria) or reeds (Phragmites) are abun

Species text
This is a rare hoverfly found in a few locations in the fens and marshes of East Anglia and in south Essex. There is a strong association with reed sweet-grass (Stubbs & Falk, 2002). Larvae of this genus are of the rat-tailed maggot type and live in pools and ditches where decaying vegetation accumulates. The margins of ditches and ponds provide breeding sites. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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