Sesiidae : Sesiinae

Photo © Adrian Gardiner,  New Costessy 16/07/2013

Similar Norfolk Species
Red-tipped Clearwing
Synanthedon formicaeformis
Large Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon culiciformis
Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon myopaeformis

(Borkhausen, 1789) 52.011/379
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.
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Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/06/2013127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/06/2012127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/07/2011227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
24/07/2010227TG21 - 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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