Species Account for Pocota personata
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered
Additional Phenology Data
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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data
Essex Red Data List comment
One female was caught in May 2000, the first record since 1947 (Ismay 2001). Adults are notoriously elusive possibly inhabiting the tree canopy. Larvae live in rot holes in ancient trees. An ancient woodland indicator species.