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Species Account for Nephrotoma guestfalica

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Nephrotoma guestfalica  (Westhoff, 1879)
Diptera: other groups: Tipulidae

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 5
First Record: 1988
Latest Record: 2012

1992-on hectads: 4
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 4
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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Genuinely scarce in Essex. Recorded from Basildon and Epping Forest.

Species text
This is a cranefly of sandy river banks. A strong southern and eastern bias is evident in the distribution, although records extend northwards to Scotland. There are only two previous records for Essex, one from Epping Forest (post 1990) and one from Basildon. (pre 1990). References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 2 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 5 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Nephrotoma guestfalica

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