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Six-belted Clearwing
Bembecia ichneumoniformis

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 52.014/382
Norfolk status
Diagnostic features include six yellow bands on the abdomen and orange scales on tip of central bar of forewing.
Overwinters as a larva June-May.

Coastal grassland, embankments, quarries, cliffs, etc, mainly chalk or limestone.

Rediscovered on the North Norfolk coast in 2007. Old record from 1823 by Curtis and Stephens at South Creake. (Unconfirmed record in early 1990's at Hillington)

Discovered at new west Norfolk sites in 2009, with further sites discovered in recent years.

Pheromone attractants: api.
Pheromone activity day times: 8:00-18:30, peak 9:00-13:00.
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Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1823.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/07/2018728TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/07/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/07/2018627TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/07/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 9-12mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot-trefoil and Kidney Vetch
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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