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Species Account for Zophomyia temula

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Zophomyia temula  (Scopoli, 1763)
Diptera: other groups: Tachinidae

 
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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 4 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
This is a rare parasitic fly, recorded from S.England, Midlands (Worcs), Wales and Westmorland (Belshaw, 1993). This survey records the fly new to Essex. Its host is unknown, but localities include woodland, calcareous grassland and coastal dunes (Falk, in press). References

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Habitats

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

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2 records with habitat detail and method information)

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