Sesiidae : Sesiinae

Photo © Carol Harley,  Little Downham, Cambs on 13 August 2012 @ about 1pm

Similar Norfolk Species
Red-tipped Clearwing
Synanthedon formicaeformis
Large Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon culiciformis
Red-belted Clearwing
379 Synanthedon myopaeformis
(Borkhausen, 1789) 52.011
Norfolk status
Single broad red band on abdomen.
Orchards, gardens, hedgerows and woodland. Favours Crab Apple and old cankerous cultivated apple and pear trees.

Old Norfolk records from the turn of the last century when it was found in several old gardens in Norwich.

Recent records from Norwich and Barnham Broom.

Pheromone attractants: myo or myo+api.
Pheromone activity day times: 8:45-18:00, peak 11:00-13:00.
Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/05/2014+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/07/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/06/2013127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/06/2012127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/07/2011227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Season: June-Aug
Foodplant:   Apple
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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