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Species Account for Asiraca clavicornis

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Asiraca clavicornis  (Fabricius, 1794)
Auchenorrhyncha: Delphacidae

Planthopper - Asiraca clavicornis 2 Copyright: Raymond Small

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Taxonomic group: leafhoppers and allies (Auchenorrhyncha) - Available county data

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 245
First Record: 1980
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 21
Pre-1992 hectads: 5
Total hectads: 21
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Planthopper - Asiraca clavicornis 2
Planthopper - Asiraca clavicornis 2
Planthopper - Asiraca clavicornis
Planthopper - Asiraca clavicornis
Asiraca clavicornis
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National trend: None known

Species text
Asiraca clavicornis is a planthopper with distinctive expanded front legs and antennae. It has a strongly south-eastern distribution, and is quite frequent in some parts of its range, such as in suitable habitat in the East Thames Corridor. It is found low down in dry grassland, including sparse grassland of recent origin on derelict land. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 83 records with habitat information)

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

Structural Habitat Data (based on 83 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 245 records with habitat detail and method information)

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