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Species Account for Pseudospinolia neglecta

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Pseudospinolia neglecta  (Shuckard, 1836)
a cuckoo wasp
Aculeata: Chrysididae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered

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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
parasite on Odynerus spinipes

Species text
The ruby-tailed wasp Pseudospinolia neglecta ia a parasitoid of larvae of the mason wasp Odynerus spinipes, which builds distinctive nests in vertical sand faces. P. neglecta has been found in southern English counties. In Essex it is extremely rare, with modern records only from the Chafford Hundred area in Thurrock and of one individual at Barling Pits in south east Essex. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 9 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 6 records with habitat detail and method information)

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