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Species Account for Oecothea praecox

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Oecothea praecox  Loew, 1862
Diptera: other groups: Heleomyzidae

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National status: Scarce

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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Species text
The Recorder species account states that records are widely scattered in southern England with isolated records extending north to Cheviot, although the NBN Gateway only shows four 10km squares between the Humber and East Anglia. Larvae develop in burrows of various mammals. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 3 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

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