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Species Account for Synanthedon formicaeformis

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Synanthedon formicaeformis  (Esper, 1782) 52.008
Red-tipped Clearwing
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

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

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 88
First Record: 1984
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 21
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 22
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Synanthedon formicaeformis Red-tipped Clearwing
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Synanthedon formicaeformis is local in southern England north to Dumfrieshire, and also noted in south Wales. It occurs in gravel pits, fenland and marshy areas, the larva feeding in the stems and branches of Salix viminalis and occasionally other species of Salix. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 44 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 88 records with habitat detail and method information)

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