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Aleimma loeflingiana
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Species Account for Myopites eximius

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Myopites eximius  Séguy, 1932
Diptera: other groups: Tephritidae

 
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National status: RDB3
Essex RDB: Listed



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Species text
This is a picture-winged fly occurring in saltmarshes and saline shingle banks where the larval foodplant, Golden Samphire Inula crithmoides, thrives. The larvae induce galls in the flowerheads. There are scattered records on the coast of southern England from Dorset to Essex. It is highly restricted with seven known post 1960 sites in Falk (1991a), who states that its modern stronghold seems to be in the Thames estuary and this area is presently under a good deal of pressure from various threats. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 10 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 8 records with habitat detail and method information)

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