Sesiidae : Sesiinae

Photo © Dave Evans,  23rd June 2014 Strumpshaw Fen

Similar Norfolk Species
Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon myopaeformis
Large Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon culiciformis
Red-tipped Clearwing
380 Synanthedon formicaeformis
(Esper, 1783) 52.008
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.
Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2014127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/07/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
07/07/2014328TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
29/06/2014127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Season: May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Osiers, Willows
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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