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Plectrocnemia conspersa



Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Northern Baltic Drainages Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    
Norwegian Sea Drainages Norway, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Eden – Cors Goch Trawsfynydd 702 Wales, United Kingdom
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers 1855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Ashdown Forest 6744 England, United Kingdom
Ben Lui 5089 Scotland, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Border Mires, Kielder – Butterburn 29286 England, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Claish Moss and Kentra Moss 2505 Scotland, United Kingdom
Corsydd Eifionydd 357 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
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dartmoor 57244 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ingleborough Complex 14256 England, United Kingdom
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Loch Lomond Woods 3594 Scotland, United Kingdom
Manchester Mosses 427 England, United Kingdom  
Migneint–Arenig–Dduallt 49343 Wales, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Bat Sites and Bosherston Lakes/ Safleoedd Ystlum Sir Benfro a Llynnoedd Bosherston 303 Wales, United Kingdom  
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Simonside Hills 5146 England, United Kingdom  
Sligachan Peatlands 3561 Scotland, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  


Prey / Diet

Baetis rhodani (Large dark olive)[1]
Capnia vidua[1]
Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)[1]
Corynoneura lobata[1]
Ephemerella notata[1]
Heterotrissocladius marcidus[2]
Leuctra brunnea[1]
Leuctra hippopus[2]
Leuctra inermis (Needlefly)[1]
Leuctra nigra[2]
Macropelopia adaucta[1]
Macropelopia nebulosa[2]
Micropsectra bidentata[2]
Nemurella pictetii[2]
Paraleptophlebia submarginata[1]
Platambus maculatus[2]
Plectrocnemia conspersa[1]
Polypedilum albicorne[1]
Potamophylax cingulatus[2]
Prodiamesa olivacea[2]
Sialis fuliginosa (Marsh Alderfly)[2]
Siphonoperla torrentium[1]
Trissopelopia longimana[2]
Zavrelimyia barbatipes[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)9
Motacilla cinerea (Grey Wagtail)1
Sialis fuliginosa (Marsh Alderfly)7
Siphonoperla torrentium3


Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)[2]
Esox lucius (Jack)[1]
Macropelopia nebulosa[2]
Plectrocnemia conspersa[1]
Rutilus rutilus (Roach)[1]
Sialis fuliginosa (Marsh Alderfly)[2]
Trissopelopia longimana[2]


Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China);



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.
2Quantification and Resolution of a Complex, Size-Structured Food Web, Guy Woodward, Dougie C. Speirs and Alan G. Hildrew, Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 36, 2005, Pages 85-135
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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