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Species Account for Philonicus albiceps

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Philonicus albiceps  (Meigen, 1820)
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Asilidae

Philonicus albiceps

 
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened



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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Restricted to dunes. Recorded from Colne Point and Crabknowe Spit.

Species text
This robber fly is characteristic of coastal sand dunes, sitting on bare sand among marram and more rarely at sandy places inland. It is widespread on the coasts of England and Wales, but in Essex has only been recorded at Colne Point and Crabknowe Spit (south of Harwich). References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 38 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 39 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 39 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Philonicus albiceps

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