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Essex Field Club
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Species Account for Orthoceratium lacustre

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Orthoceratium lacustre  (Scopoli, 1763)
Diptera: other groups: Dolichopodidae

 
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National status: Scarce



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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 2 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
This is a small mainly coastal predatory fly, recorded from Cornwall to Norfolk in saltmarshes. Its status has been downgraded in the recent review by Falk & Crossley (2005), on the basis that it has been recorded from 16 counties. References

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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 4 records with habitat information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Orthoceratium lacustre

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