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Species Account for Pseudospinolia neglecta

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Pseudospinolia neglecta  (Shuckard, 1836)
a cuckoo wasp
Aculeata: Chrysididae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered

Records: 22
First Record: 1995
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 8
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 8
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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
parasite on Odynerus spinipes

Species text
The ruby-tailed wasp Pseudospinolia neglecta ia a parasitoid of larvae of the mason wasp Odynerus spinipes, which builds distinctive nests in vertical sand faces. P. neglecta has been found in southern English counties. In Essex it is extremely rare, with modern records largely from the Chafford Hundred area and other brownfield sites in Thurrock. In addition, one individual was taken at Barling Pits in south east Essex. In north Essex, there are currently two known sites, at Stanway and Abberton Reservoir, both near Colchester. References

Species text last edited on Tue Nov 12th 2019 by user 169


Broad Habitat Data (based on 10 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 22 records with habitat detail and method information)

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