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Species Account for Sciapus laetus

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Sciapus laetus  (Meigen, 1838)
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 1 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
The small dolichopodid fly Sciapus laetus has been recorded in southern England north to Salop, and is also known from S. Wales. It is usually recorded from coastal dunes or grassland, though also noted inland on heathland or grassland (Recorder species account). References

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

Habitats

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

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