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Banded General - Stratiomys potamida

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Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 21 Mar 2022, 3:06 p.m. 22 Apr 2021, 6:13 p.m.
Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 21 Mar 2022, 3:06 p.m. 22 Apr 2021, 6:13 p.m.
Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 21 Mar 2022, 3:06 p.m. 22 Apr 2021, 6:13 p.m.
Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 21 Mar 2022, 3:06 p.m. 22 Apr 2021, 6:14 p.m.
Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 21 Mar 2022, 3:06 p.m. 22 Apr 2021, 6:15 p.m.
Banded General Banded General - Stratiomys potamida dylan Horfield Common Wildlife Pond 23 Oct 2023, 7:01 p.m. 19 Apr 2022, 1:03 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread but local in England and Wales becoming almost absent in Southern Scotland. Habitat includes: Places with shallow, muddy fresh water including those that dry out such as ponds, lakes, ditches etc.

Similar species:

  • Odontomyia ornata (Ornate Brigadier) x
  • Stratiomys chamaeleon (Clubbed General) x
  • Stratiomys longicornis (Long-horned General) x
  • Stratiomys potamida (Banded General) /
  • Stratiomys singularior (Flecked General) x

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