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Species Account for Stilpon lunatus

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Stilpon lunatus  (Haliday in Walker, 1851)
Diptera: other groups: Hybotidae

 
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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 2 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
Flies of this genus are minute and they are easily overlooked. Records for this species are mainly from coastal sites in England and Scotland. This species appears to be widespread but very localised, with six known post-1960 sites, but it is probably under-recorded. Most records refer to moist sandy areas (with or without vegetation cover), including brackish pools. No action should be taken which will have the effect of destroying the natural state of existing coastal sites (Falk & Crossley, 2005). References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1 records with habitat detail and method information)

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