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Yellow-legged Clearwing
Synanthedon vespiformis

(Linnaeus, 1761) 52.012

Local, and although mainly recorded from the south of the region, probably under-recorded and likely to prove more widespread if searched for elsewhere using pheromone lures. Occurs in woodland and other wooded habitats.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 25 (32%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
16/07/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP63
13/07/20222VC22 - BerkshireSU56
13/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
10/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP43

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