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Kolbia quisquiliarum Bertkau, 1882

Scarce in England and Wales, rare in Scotland

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Region Main date range Extreme dates
North Unknown 27-31 August*
South Unknown 19 June - 19 September

*Malaise trap date range.

Summary: has mainly been found in association with base-rich grassland. One of the few barkfly species that is not associated with trees.


  • Conifer/evergreen branches: gorse.
  • Other microhabitats: chalk turf, coastal grassland, haystack, in Lasius flavus nest, limestone grassland and under stones.

Sampling techniques: hand searching, malaise trap, pitfall trap, sweep netting, vacuum sampling and water trap.


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