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Species Account for Hydrotaea aenescens

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Hydrotaea aenescens  (Wiedemann, 1830)
Diptera: other groups: Muscidae

 
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National status: Introduced alien



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 1 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
Hydrotaea aenescens appears to be on the British list on the basis of some larvae bought in by anglers to Ireland. It was originally a Nearctic species which was introduced into Southern Europe some time ago, and has then spread north. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

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