Essex Field Club on Facebook

Video about the Club

Singa hamata
find out more... Singa hamata Copyright: Peter Harvey

Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
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 Ditaeniella grisescens

previous species | next species

Ditaeniella grisescens  (Meigen, 1830)
Diptera: other groups: Sciomyzidae

 
Maps produced by MapMate®. Data overlays Copyright © Essex Field Club 2017.
Reproduction for study and non-profit use permitted, all other rights reserved.

Click on dot to query records

National status: Scarce



Additional Phenology Data

Images

sorry, no pictures available for this species yet - if you have an image please upload it

Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
Please report any problems with this record:
VC error
GR error
Taxon ID suspect
Structural habitat suspect
Other problems, please explain here:


 

Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 1 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
Ditaeniella (Pherbellia) grisescens was known from about 20 post 1960 sites scattered widely in England and Wales as far north as Durham, and with a single record from Kinrara, Elgin in Scotland (1982) (Falk, 1991). The status has been revised from RDB3 (Shirt 1987). The majority of records are from coastal situations such as grazing marsh and levels, suggesting that mildly brackish conditions are preferred. It is occasionally reported inland. The larvae develop as parasitoids of snails, a wide variety of both aquatic and terrestrial species being attacked. Management should ensure a range of vegetation types including ditches, ponds and their marginal vegetation using rotational management where necessary. Seasonally fluctuating water levels may be of importance (Falk, op. cit.). References

by user 3

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 3 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Ditaeniella grisescens

Why not join the Club, register and add a new species page
Interpretation of distribution maps