Sesiidae : Sesiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Robin Abel,  Strumpshaw Fen RSPB 16th July 2010

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

(Esper, 1783) 52.008/380
Norfolk status
Red forewing tip and broad red band on abdomen.
Sallow carr, swamp, osier or withy beds, riverbanks, flooded pits and ponds. Other damp marshy areas.
Scatter of records from around the county

Pheromone attractants: myo, or tip, or tip+ves, or myo+tip+ves. NEW- for.
Pheromone activity day times: 13:00-18:00.
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Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2015227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/07/2014127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/07/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Season: May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Osiers, Willows
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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