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Species Account for Synanthedon formicaeformis

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Synanthedon formicaeformis  (Esper, 1783)
Red-tipped Clearwing
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

 
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National status: Nb
Essex RDB: Listed



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