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Species Account for Drapetis infitialis

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Drapetis infitialis  Collin, 1961
Diptera: other groups: Hybotidae

 
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National status: Scarce



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 4 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
Drapetis infitialis is a very local species, recorded from few sites in southern and eastern England. It is listed in Falk (1991a) as Notable. In the new status review (Falk & Crossley, 2005) it is listed as Data Deficient, and described as a little-known species with only three post-1960 records, but it may be under-recorded. Lack of recording of this genus, coupled with inadequate ecological information, prevent assessment of status or of the threat of extinction at this time. The biology of this species is unknown. Adults are probably predaceous on small invertebrates. 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 3 records with structural habitat information)

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

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Drapetis infitialis

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