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Platycheirus nielseni

 
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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2005 5:39 pm    Post subject: Platycheirus nielseni Reply with quote

Platycheirus nielseni Vockeroth, 1990

Identification ease/difficulty: 3

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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2005 8:41 am    Post subject: Species account from the Provisional atlas Reply with quote

Species account from Provisional atlas of British hoverflies, Ball & Morris, 2000.

Platycheirus nielseni Vockeroth, 1990 Platycheirus species A in Stubbs & Falk (1983)

Biology: Larvae unknown. This species was split from P. peltatus by Vockeroth (1990), and so far there are relatively few records. It can be frequent in damp places such as wet, rushy meadows and along stream sides in upland areas, usually where there is some shelter from scrub or trees. Males can be found hovering in groups in clearings and over streams, in dappled sunshine

Distribution: This species appears to be widespread in the north and west, including Scotland, North Wales and northern England, with some records from fairly high altitude on moorland. In the south of England there are records from Dorset and Somerset and one confirmed record from the Thames marshes
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