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Species Account for Heringia vitripennis

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Heringia vitripennis  (Meigen, 1822)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

 
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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
 
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This hoverfly is widely distributed, at least within England, but infrequently found. It is rare in Essex. The larvae are mainly predacious on adelgid aphids and have been found attacking the woolly aphid on firs and coccids on Lombardy Poplar. Woodland rides and margins provide typical habitat (Stubbs & Falk 2002). References

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

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 2 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 5 records with habitat detail and method information)

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