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Species Account for Vanoyia tenuicornis

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Vanoyia tenuicornis  (Macquart, 1834)
Diptera: Larger Brachycera: Stratiomyidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important

Records: 22
First Record: 1984
Latest Record: 2019

1992-on hectads: 7
Pre-1992 hectads: 2
Total hectads: 9
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Taxonomic group: soldier flies and allies (Diptera: Larger Brachycera) - County data   
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This is a scarce, but also very unobtrusive fly of lush marshland and wet meadows. In Essex it has been recorded on the Stort, the lower Lea, the Beam (at Dagenham Chase) and the Ingrebourne River as well as at Stanford Warren and a site in Epping Forest. It is known to tolerate brackish conditions and has been recorded on grazing marsh at Brightlingsea in this situation (Harvey, 2005). References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

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

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