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Species Account for Ancistrocerus parietum

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Ancistrocerus parietum  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wall Mason Wasp
Aculeata: Eumenidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
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This wasp is rare in Essex and infrequently found. Prey are said to be lepidopterous larvae (Richards, 1980). The species is found in a wide range of habitats and usually nests in dead plant stems (Archer, 2000). References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 4 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4 records with habitat detail and method information)

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