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Species Account for Berytinus hirticornis

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Berytinus hirticornis  (BrullĂ©, 1835)
Heteroptera: Berytidae

Berytinus hirticornis female Copyright: Peter Harvey

 
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National status: Nb
Essex RDB: Listed



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Berytinus hirticornis female
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Taxonomic group: true bugs (Heteroptera) - Part county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
National trend: Increase

Species text
Berytinus hirticornis is a Nationally Scarce dry grassland species at one time thought, in Britain, to be confined to Devon. This stiltbug has, in recent years, appeared in south-eastern England and has been spreading rapidly. It is still of somewhat restricted and local distribution. It is associated with Grass Vetchling Lathyrus nissolia, but possibly also with other hosts. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 3 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 23 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Berytinus hirticornis

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Berytinus hirticornis

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