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P154

Observed: 21st May 2010 By: grant burleighgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebrates
P010
P046
P154
Description:

The hoverfly Myathropa florea The larvae occur in rot holes of trees etc.
P010: 21/05/2010; P154: 27/07/2009; P046: 09/07/2009

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No interactions present.

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Wood Ecology (4)

This little group of introductory observations bears on loss of habitat diversity through failure to coppice trees (Searches: Natural History Museum Woodland Habitat Loss; Wikipedia: Overstood Coppice Wildlife.
What invertebrates actually live now in such habitats? If one tries to let in more light, what happens? Topics of interest include associations of invertebrates with tree stumps and lopped branches etc. Elsewhere (Dipterists' Forum), I have become aware of Lauxaniid and Platypezid flies as relevant.