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Species Account for Myopites inulaedyssentericae

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Myopites inulaedyssentericae  Blot, 1827
Diptera: other groups: Tephritidae

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National status: Scarce
Essex RDB: Listed

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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Myopites inulaedyssentericae is a picture-winged fly whose larvae induce a gall in the capitulum of Fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica. Records are mainly coastal and range from Hants to Kent with an old record from Surrey. There are records from a number of localities in Essex, mainly near the coast. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 7 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 4 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 9 records with habitat detail and method information)

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