Grey Adia Fly

Adia cinerella

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Grey Adia Fly
Scientific Name: 
Adia cinerella
Taxonomy
Group: 
Fly (Anthomyid Fly)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Diptera
Family: 
Anthomyiidae
Distribution

Distribution

This species is abundant and widespread, and appears to be present in at least 30,000 km sq. in the Northwest Territories based on the distribution map for this species (fig. 2391) in Griffiths (2001). Range F was selected.
Score: 
F

Number of Occurrences

This species is considered to be relatively abundant. Although it is generally associated with livestock dung, it is associated with other dung, and, in the northwest particularly, it is thought to be associated with the dung of ungulates (Griffiths 2001). As such, it appears to be widespread and abundant in the territory and >300 was selected.
Score: 
E
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
Given this species’ life history (Griffiths 2001), this species is likely prevalent and common in the Northwest Territories. As such its status has been evaluated as secure in the territory.
S Rank: 
S5
Decision Process Description: 
Draft rank by Anna Solecki (Acontract ECCC 2019), reviewed by SC (2019)
Last Updated: 
January 22, 2020

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