Delhi sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus adbominalis)
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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fish and Wildlife Reference Service, distributor in [Portland, Or.], [Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Flies -- California,
  • Endangered species -- California

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Other titlesDraft recovery plan for Delhi sands flower-loving fly., Delhi sands flower loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus adbominalis)
Statementprepared by Rudi Mattoni ... [et al.].
ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17564916M

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sand dune system upon which the Delhi Sands flower-loving fly depends. Downlisting criterion 4 addresses listing factor A (destruction, modification, or curtailment of habitat or range) by encouraging residents to avoid potentially destructive activities in Delhi . Feb 08,  · COLTON, Calif. — This city lives in the shadow of a 1-inch fly that slurps nectar and zooms around like a hummingbird. The Delhi Sands flower-loving fly . The Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis) is the only fly on the Endangered Species list. An inch long with brown, orange, and black markings, the adults flies emerge from July through September to feed and mate. A Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis) at an eight-acre hospital preserve. Biologists guess that the insect numbers fewer than 1, individuals over the last acres of Delhi Sands dune ecosystem. It is the only fly to be federally listed. (US: Endangered).

The Endangered Delhi Sand Dunes. Cruising the buckwheat flowers for nectar in July and August is the Delhi sands flower-loving fly. This large fly, which can hover like a hummingbird as it nectars with its long proboscis, is found only on the Delhi sands. Another race formerly found on the El . Threatened and Endangered Species Survey Information. The standardized survey protocols provided below are recommended for establishing the presence or absence of the listed species that occur within the CFWO area of responsibility. Please be sure you complete a current copy of . An entomologist carefully walks through the habitat of the federally endangered Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis). With fewer than . Talk:Delhi Sands flower-loving fly. Jump to navigation Jump to search. WikiProject Insects (Rated Start-class, Low-importance) This article is within the scope of WikiProject Insects, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of insects on Wikipedia.

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