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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 Bombylius major

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Bombylius major  Linnaeus, 1758
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Bombyliidae

Bombylius major in flight

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National status: Common

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Bombylius major March 2012
Bombylius major March 2012
female ovipositing
female ovipositing
mating pair
mating pair
Bombylius major on Choisya ternata 'Sundance' flower
Bombylius major on Choisya ternata 'Sundance' flower
Bombylius major flight1
Bombylius major flight1
Bombylius major
Bombylius major
Bombylius major in flight
Bombylius major in flight

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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 52 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 16 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 10 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Bombylius major

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Bombylius major

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