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Species Account for Drymus latus

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Drymus latus  Douglas & Scott, 1871
Heteroptera: Lygaeidae

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 21
First Record: 1984
Latest Record: 2019

1992-on hectads: 9
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 10
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Taxonomic group: true bugs (Heteroptera) - Available county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
National trend: None known

Species text
This is a local groundbug, confined to southern and eastern England. In Essex there are several recent records of this species from dry grassland and derelict urban sites in the south-west, and a rather isolated record from Foulness. It may well be rather widespread along sea banks, but is a rather difficult species to record (occurring in small numbers, ground-dwelling, and with no known plant associations). It is recorded from a range of habitats, including chalk grassland, cliffs, ruderal communities, and wet and dry neutral grasslands. References

Species text last edited on Fri Aug 19th 2011 by user 3


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

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 5 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 21 records with habitat detail and method information)

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