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Species Account for Tetanocera robusta

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Tetanocera robusta  Loew, 1847
Diptera: other groups: Sciomyzidae

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 14
First Record: 1983
Latest Record: 2015

1992-on hectads: 6
Pre-1992 hectads: 2
Total hectads: 7
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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Wetland species. Scarce in Essex, records from Basildon, Epping Forest and Rowhedge.

Species text
The widespread snail killing fly Tetanocera robusta is scarce in Essex, with records from Basildon, Epping Forest and Rowhedge (Essex Red Data list). It is a wetland species whose larvae are predators of aquatic snails. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 4 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 2 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 14 records with habitat detail and method information)

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