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Species Account for Synanthedon vespiformis

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Synanthedon vespiformis  (Linnaeus, 1761) 52.012
Yellow-legged Clearwing
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sesiidae

S vespiformis exuvia Copyright: Robert Smith

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Essex RDB: Listed
Saproxylic species

Records: 128
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2024

1992-on hectads: 23
Pre-1992 hectads: 4
Total hectads: 24

Additional Phenology Data


Synanthedon vespiformis Yellow-legged Clearwing 2
Synanthedon vespiformis Yellow-legged Clearwing 2
Synanthedon vespiformis Yellow-legged Clearwing
Synanthedon vespiformis Yellow-legged Clearwing
Yellow-legged Clearwing 15-09-2020
Yellow-legged Clearwing 15-09-2020
S vespiformis exuvia
S vespiformis exuvia
exuvia in situ - Oak stump
exuvia in situ - Oak stump
S vespiformis
S vespiformis

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 37 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 128 records with habitat detail and method information)

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