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Essex Field Club
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Species Account for Cheilosia griseiventris

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Cheilosia griseiventris  Loew, 1857
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

 
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable



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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
One county record (1993) from Little Burstead Common. A relatively little known fly.

Species text
The first county record was a male collected by P.R. Harvey at Little Burstead Common in 1993. Nationally it is a relatively little known fly with most records south of a line between the Severn and Vale of Pickering. It occurs in fens, calcareous or neutral grasslands, coastal dunes and broad woodland rides. The larvae are unknown but are thought to be associated with yellow composites such as hawkbits, hawk's-beards or cat's-ear (Stubbs & Falk 2002). References

Species text last edited on Wed Dec 31st 2008 by user 3

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2 records with habitat detail and method information)

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