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Species Account for Sericomyia silentis

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Sericomyia silentis  (Harris, [1776])
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

Sericomyia silentis 2 Copyright: Graham Ekins

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable

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Sericomyia silentis 3
Sericomyia silentis 3
Sericomyia silentis 2
Sericomyia silentis 2
Sericomyia silentis 1
Sericomyia silentis 1
Sericomyia silentis
Sericomyia silentis

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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Confined in Essex to peaty, boggy areas in Epping Forest. Scarce in East England.


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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3 records with habitat detail and method information)

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