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Species Account for Colobaea punctata

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Colobaea punctata  (Lundbeck, 1923)
Diptera: other groups: Sciomyzidae

 
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National status: Scarce
Essex RDB: Listed



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Species text
There are scattered records in England and Wales, but it is a scarce species mainly recorded from East Anglia and Kent, with scattered Essex records. Adults are usually found beside drying out ponds and ditches, especially on levels marshes. Pupae have been found in shells of Lymnaea peregra, Planorbis corneus and P. planorbis. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 5 records with habitat information)

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

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Colobaea punctata

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Colobaea punctata

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