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Species Account for Hedychridium roseum

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Hedychridium roseum  (Rossi, 1790)
a cuckoo wasp
Aculeata: Chrysididae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Records: 30
First Record: 1998
Latest Record: 2019

1992-on hectads: 15
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 15
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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
parasite on Astata boops

Species text
Hedychridium roseum occurs from Cornwall to Kent, northwards to East Norfolk, but the vast majority of records are concentrated in the southern heathlands of Dorset, Hampshire and Surrey. Edwards (1998) states that work for the atlas suggests its national status should be reviewed (to Nationally Scarce). The wasp is a cleptoparasite of the sphecid wasp Astata boops and both species are rare in Essex with few records. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 11 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 10 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 30 records with habitat detail and method information)

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