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Species Account for Synanthedon andrenaeformis

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Synanthedon andrenaeformis  (Laspeyres, 1801) 52.010
Orange-tailed Clearwing
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

Synanthedon andrenaeformis Orange-tailed Clearwing Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 81
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 13
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 14

Additional Phenology Data


Synanthedon andrenaeformis Orange-tailed Clearwing 2
Synanthedon andrenaeformis Orange-tailed Clearwing 2
Synanthedon andrenaeformis Orange-tailed Clearwing
Synanthedon andrenaeformis Orange-tailed Clearwing

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 17 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 4 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 81 records with habitat detail and method information)

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