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Species Account for Trixoscelis marginella

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Trixoscelis marginella  (Fallén, 1823)
Diptera: other groups: Trixoscelididae

Trixoscelis marginella 1 Copyright: Robert Smith

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Records: 23
First Record: 1991
Latest Record: 2016

1992-on hectads: 8
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 9
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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Trixoscelis marginella is mainly a coastal species, larvae probably develop in decaying animal or vegetable matter. The Recorder species account states that it is recorded from Berkshire to Argyll, but only ten 10km squares are shown on the NBN Gateway map as far north as Lancashire, but with most records in East Anglia. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 15 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 13 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 23 records with habitat detail and method information)

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