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17067_alder_fly

Observed: 11th May 2008 By: Wildlife Ranger
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lutaria

As far as I am aware, lutaria is the common species of Alder fly in the UK, found by still, as well as flowing, water. I think that is what WLR meant (unless lutea is an alternative name?).

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Alderflies

Yes Correction Sialis lutaria = Mud Alderfly
there are circa 3 British Species ( S.nigripes first recorded in 1977 despite being overlooked for a century ) and Sialis fuliginosa

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