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Species Account for Sesia bembeciformis

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Sesia bembeciformis  (Hübner, [1806]) 52.003 Evidence needed
Lunar Hornet Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data

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Essex RDB: Listed
Saproxylic species

Records: 34
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 13
Pre-1992 hectads: 7
Total hectads: 18
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Sesia bembeciformis Lunar Hornet Clearwing
Sesia bembeciformis  Lunar Hornet Clearwing

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 8 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 34 records with habitat detail and method information)

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