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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

Species Account for Aulogastromyia anisodactyla

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Aulogastromyia anisodactyla  (Loew, 1845)
Diptera: other groups: Lauxaniidae

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National status: Scarce

Additional Phenology Data


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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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A widespread but rare, pale yellow fly which may breed in decaying vegetation, but its ecology is not known. The males have a remarkably long, upturned claw on the hind tarsi. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 9 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 2 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 5 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Aulogastromyia anisodactyla

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Aulogastromyia anisodactyla

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