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Species Account for Blaesoxipha plumicornis

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Blaesoxipha plumicornis  (Zetterstedt, 1859)
Diptera: other groups: Sarcophagidae

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National status: Scarce

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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Blaesoxipha plumicornis?is a locally frequent flesh fly in southern England, especially Dorset, Hampshire and Surrey. It is found on heaths and commons. The larvae are parasitoids of grasshoppers, including Chorthippus parallelus and C. brunneus. Other county records are all from the East Thames Corridor except for Epping Forest (D.A. Smith, county database). References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 86 records with habitat information)

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

Structural Habitat Data (based on 62 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 45 records with habitat detail and method information)

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