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Species Account for Macronychia polyodon

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Macronychia polyodon  (Meigen, 1824)
Diptera: other groups: Sarcophagidae

 
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National status: RDB3
Saproxylic species



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 3 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
The NBN Gateway map for this species shows records from seven scattered 10km squares in England. It is a small fly, whose larvae develop in the nests of a range of aculeates including sphecid wasps in the genera Crossocerus and Ectemnius and the bumble bee Bombus terrestris (Recorder species account). References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 8 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 polyodon

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