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Species Account for Sphaerophoria interrupta

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Sphaerophoria interrupta  (Fabricius, 1805)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Part county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Although a common species in many parts of Britain, this species is apparently extremely rare in Essex. There is only one recent record (Fingringhoe). A specimen collected from Ardleigh in N.E. Essex has recently also been determined as belonging to this


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