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Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon myopaeformis
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Synanthedon formicaeformis
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Large Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon culiciformis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 52.007

Rare in the region. Few recent records and targeted searches, especially of open woodland and heathland with older records and others where birch is abundant, would be worthwhile.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (14%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2009.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
2009+VC22 - BerkshireSU59
20041VC22 - BerkshireSU76
19/05/20022VC22 - BerkshireSU47
28/05/19977VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08 -
19/08/19951VC22 - BerkshireSU66 -

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