Becoming very scarce in Norfolk.
Birch stumps. Found visiting flowers on sunny days.
Distinguished by orange palps and orange-red suffusion at the base of the forewings.
Red-belted: White Palps
Large Red-belted: Orange Palps
Please note both Large Red-belted (culiciformis) and Red-belted (myopaeformis) can be attrected by the same pheromone lures. Best determined by colour of the palps (see article below)
Recent records from Marsham Heath, Dersingham Bog NNR, Holt Lowes and Salthouse Heath.
Pheromone attractants: myo or cul
Pheromone activity day times: 13:00-19:15, peak 14:00-16:00.
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Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.