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Species Account for Thereva fulva

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Thereva fulva  (Meigen, 1804)
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Therevidae

Thereva fulva

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National status: RDB3
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered

Additional Phenology Data


Thereva fulva
Thereva fulva

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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
New to Essex 2003

Species text
Most records of this species are from the early part of this century; it has a well-documented history in northern Kent (Darenth, Foots Cray, Dartford, Farningham Road Station) between 1868 and 1939, though most of sites involved are probably now destroyed. It is also recorded from the south coast of Wales, with isolated records in West Sussex, West Kent and possibly Gloucestershire (old) and Lincolnshire (1896). More recent records include 3 sites in Glamorganshire in 1985 and 1986, and Sandwich, Kent in 1975 (Falk, 1991). A single female was collected new to Essex in 2003 at Anchor Field (Harvey, 2004), and it was found in numbers in 2005 about one kilometre to the south at West Thurrock North Lagoon. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 7 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 8 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 6 records with habitat detail and method information)

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