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Species Account for Anoplius concinnus

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Anoplius concinnus  (Dahlbom, 1845)
a spider-hunter wasp
Aculeata: Pompilidae

 
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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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Essex Red Data List comment
prey Lycosidae

Species text
Anoplius concinnus is a widespread, but uncommon and infrequent spider-hunting wasp, found in stony habitats such as behind coastal shingle beaches and on stony riversides. In Essex it has only been recorded in very few sites, including two now mostly or completely destroyed by development. All records have been near water and stony or sparsely vegetated substrates. The female will run over wet stones and the exposed banks of streams. Multiple cells are excavated beneath stones and stocked with Lycosidae (wolf spiders). References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 23 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 22 records with structural habitat information)

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

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