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Species Account for Philanthus triangulum

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Philanthus triangulum  (Fabricius, 1775)
Bee Wolf
Aculeata: Crabronidae

Philanthus triangulum

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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data

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Status: RDB 2

Records: 338
First Record: 1986
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 33
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 33

Additional Phenology Data


Bee Wolf
Bee Wolf
Philanthus triangulum 3
Philanthus triangulum 3
Philanthus triangulum 2
Philanthus triangulum 2
Philanthus triangulum 1
Philanthus triangulum 1
Philanthus triangulum
Philanthus triangulum

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Species text
Less than 20 years ago this wasp was considered to be one of the great aculeate rarities in Britain, with colonies only in sandy habitats on the Isle of Wight and Suffolk. It has since undergone an expansion in range, with the wasp now locally common in a steadily increasing number of sites (Edwards, 1997) as far north as Yorkshire (Archer, 2002). In view of the expansion in range and the probability that this is climate driven, its status should be revised, although it is still very local in much of the Essex countryside. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 103 records with habitat information)

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

Structural Habitat Data (based on 47 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 338 records with habitat detail and method information)

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