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Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon myopaeformis
Large Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon culiciformis
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Red-tipped Clearwing
Synanthedon formicaeformis

(Esper, 1783) 380 / 52.008
Norfolk status
Common.
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.

Can often be found by day, without the use of a lure, feeding at flowers.

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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Like many of the clearwings, was formerly considered scarce, but due to the increased availability of pheromone lures is apparently much more common and widespread than previously thought.

Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/2021727TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Osiers, Willows
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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