Essex Field Club on Facebook

Visit Our Centre

EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkOur centre is available for visits on a pre-booked basis on Wednesdays between 10am - 4pm. The Club’s activities and displays are also usually open to the public on the first Saturday of the month 11am - 4pm.

About us

Video about the Club Essex Field Club video

registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

Species Account for Stratiomys singularior

previous species | next species

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

Stratiomys singularior male Copyright: Peter Harvey

Maps produced by MapMate®. Data overlays Copyright © Essex Field Club 2024.
Reproduction for study and non-profit use permitted, all other rights reserved.

Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data

Why not become a member

View time series maps for Stratiomys singularior

Missing records?

member log-on for taxon report

Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important

Records: 170
First Record: 1935
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 18
Pre-1992 hectads: 18
Total hectads: 21

Additional Phenology Data


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

upload a new image

Please report any problems with this record:
VC error
GR error
Taxon ID suspect
Structural habitat suspect
Other problems, please explain here:


Species text
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 22 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 170 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Stratiomys singularior

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Stratiomys singularior

Why not join the Club, register and add a new species page
Interpretation of distribution maps