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Species Account for Sesia apiformis

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Sesia apiformis  (Clerck, 1759) 52.002 Evidence needed
Hornet Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

Hornet Moths mating Copyright: Ben Sale

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Essex RDB: Listed
Saproxylic species

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Hornet Moths mating
Hornet Moths mating
Hornet Moth4
Hornet Moth4
Hornet Moth3
Hornet Moth3
Hornet Moth2
Hornet Moth2
Hornet Moth.
Hornet Moth.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Sesia apiformis on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 3 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1 records with habitat detail and method information)

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