Species Account for Platycheirus scambus
Platycheirus scambus (Staeger, 1843)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened
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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Available county data
Essex Red Data List comment
In Britain, this species is common in the north and west. In Essex it is on the edge of its range and known from a few sites in the north-west of the county and from Rainham marshes.