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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

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

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Essex RDB: Listed
Saproxylic species

Records: 117
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 28
Pre-1992 hectads: 6
Total hectads: 31
Additional Phenology Data


Sesia apiformis Hornet Moth 3
Sesia apiformis  Hornet Moth 3
Sesia apiformis Hornet Moth
Sesia apiformis  Hornet Moth
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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Broad Habitat Data (based on 7 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 117 records with habitat detail and method information)

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