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Species Account for Dactylochelifer latreillei

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Dactylochelifer latreillei  (Leach, 1817)
Pseudoscorpiones: Cheliferidae

Dactylochelifer latreillei

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important?

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Dactylochelifer latreillei
Dactylochelifer latreillei

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Taxonomic group: pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Confined to dunes

Species text
This is a reasonably distinctive false scorpion found at the roots of marram tussocks and under driftwood on sandy coasts. It is mainly on the east coast of England. In Essex it is restricted to a few sandy coastal sites. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 13 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 26 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 25 records with habitat detail and method information)

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