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Species Account for Stratiomys singularior

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Stratiomys singularior  (Harris, [1776])
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Stratiomyidae

Stratiomys singularior male 2 Copyright: Peter Harvey

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

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Stratiomys singularior male 2
Stratiomys singularior male 2
Stratiomys singularior male
Stratiomys singularior male

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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
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Stratiomys singularior is a spectacular large yellowish soldier fly of brackish marshes and fens, found mainly on brackish coastal marshes. It is widespread but very local in Britain. The larvae are detritus feeding in shallow, sometimes temporary pools and are resistant to desiccation. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 21 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 19 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 19 records with habitat detail and method information)

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