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Species Account for Ferdinandea ruficornis

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Ferdinandea ruficornis  (Fabricius, 1775)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

 
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National status: Scarce
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable
Saproxylic species



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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Known recently only from one captured in a malaise trap in a garden in Harold Hill. Its presence may indicate a population in nearby Dagnam Park. Larvae live in sap runs and adults are known to be elusive.


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

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