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Species Account for Stratiomys longicornis

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Stratiomys longicornis  (Scopoli, 1763)
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Stratiomyidae

Stratiomys longicornis Copyright: Guillaume Lemoine

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National status: RDB2
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important

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Stratiomys longicornis
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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
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Stratiomys longicornis has scattered records mainly in south-east England (especially the Thames Marshes) and north to Lincolnshire. It is infrequent and probably declining with about a dozen known post 1960 sites, mainly for the Thames Marshes. Most of the remaining sites are under some degree of threat, especially the Thames Marshes, where strongly brackish pools and ditches are increasingly becoming lost following seawall construction (Falk, 1991a). It is almost certainly strongly associated with saline pools in saltmarshes and brackish pools and ditches on coastal levels. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 6 records with habitat information)

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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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