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Species Account for Miltogramma germari

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Miltogramma germari  Meigen, 1824
Diptera: other groups: Sarcophagidae

 
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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Species text
Miltogramma germari is a flesh fly found in dunes, sandy heaths and chalk downland. The larvae are believed to feed on the food stores of mining bees and the adults are likely to occur in habitat which supports good colonies of such bees. According to the Recorder species account it is recorded from south-west England and South Wales, but there are a records from four sites in south Essex on the Thames and Middlewick Ranges in N. Essex (D.A. Smith, county database). References

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

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 32 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 11 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 12 records with habitat detail and method information)

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