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Species Account for Macronychia griseola

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Macronychia griseola  (Fallén, 1820)
Diptera: other groups: Sarcophagidae

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National status: RDB3

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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
Macronychia griseola is a fly recorded from heaths and coastal dunes in southern England and South Wales. The NBN Gateway map for this species shows records from seven 10km squares. The larvae appear to develop in the nests of sphecid wasps or bumblebees (Recorder species account). References

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


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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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Macronychia griseola

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