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Sphaeridium lunatum

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cannock Chase 3057 England, United Kingdom  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Drigg Coast 3453 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Llangorse Lake/ Llyn Syfaddan 533 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Pevensey Levels 8860 England, United Kingdom  
Rodborough Common 258 England, United Kingdom
Roman Wall Loughs 1691 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Simonside Hills 5146 England, United Kingdom  
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
West Dorset Alder Woods 814 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Haematobia irritans (horn fly)[1]
Hydrophorus balticus[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Drosera rotundifolia (roundleaf sundew)1
Empis picipes1
Lophomma punctatum1
Palliduphantes ericaeus1
Pirata tenuitarsis1
Rhamphomyia pilifer1
Rhamphomyia variabilis1
Sphaeridium scarabaeoides (Dung scavenger)1

Predators

Asilus crabroniformis[3]
Tachycineta bicolor (Tree Swallow)[1]
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)[1]

Distribution

Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China); North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Ecology of Commanster 3Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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