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Species Account for Homoneura thalhammeri

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Homoneura thalhammeri  Papp, 1978
Diptera: other groups: Lauxaniidae

 
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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 2 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
Since Falk (1994) showed that British specimens of H. consobrina are either H. thalhammeri or H. patelliformis, both species are provisionally considered notable. There are about twenty known post 1960 sites, with records scattered widely in England as far north as Yorkshire, S. Wales, also Skokholm Island, Pembrokeshire. Falk indicates that this species is most commonly found by sweeping scrub, isolated shrubs, trees and adjacent tall herbage or coarse grasses and shows a preference for sallow and other Salix species on post-industrial sites such as old tips and disused railway lines, often in company of H. patelliformis. Although its biology is unknown; the larvae of this genus are generally believed to develop in decaying vegetable matter including fallen leaves. It is important to maintain habitat diversity in urban areas and in woods, including open rides and clearings within woods, and scrubby, shaded areas with a rich leaf litter on more open sites. Dead wood and old or diseased trees should be retained as possible breeding sites (national status review in prep.). References

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

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