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Platycheirus occultus

Wikipedia Abstract

Platycheirus occultus is a species of hoverfly. It is found in many parts of Britain and Europe.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Asby Complex 7715 England, United Kingdom
Ben Lawers 12423 Scotland, United Kingdom
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Cadair Idris 9353 Wales, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Cannock Chase 3057 England, United Kingdom  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Clogwyni Pen Llyn/ Seacliffs of Lleyn 2591 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Cors Caron 2130 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Eifionydd 357 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens 701 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Emer Bog 93 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Galloway Oakwoods 877 Scotland, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Grogwynion 104 Wales, United Kingdom
Gweunydd Blaencleddau 371 Wales, United Kingdom  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Lendalfoot Hills Complex 3236 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Norfolk Valley Fens 1523 England, United Kingdom  
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Bat Sites and Bosherston Lakes/ Safleoedd Ystlum Sir Benfro a Llynnoedd Bosherston 303 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Penhale Dunes 1535 England, United Kingdom    
River Spey 14158 Scotland, United Kingdom
River Tay 23469 Scotland, United Kingdom
Roudsea Wood and Mosses 1163 England, United Kingdom
Roydon Common and Dersingham Bog 869 England, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Shortheath Common 146 England, United Kingdom
Skipwith Common 729 England, United Kingdom  
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  
Yewbarrow Woods 279 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Achillea ptarmica (Sneezewort)[1]
Aphis fabae (Bean aphid)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Dilophus febrilis (Fever Fly)2
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)3
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)2
Melanostoma mellinum2
Meliscaeva cinctella2
Neomyia cornicina2

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Achillea ptarmica (Sneezewort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]

Distribution

Switzerland;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access