|374 ~ Yellow-legged Clearwing ~ Synanthedon vespiformis|
Resident. Nat. Scarce B
A rare, nationally scarce B species, recorded once only in 1976 from the east of the county. Could still be present.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-27mm.
Six-belted Clearwing, Orange-tailed clearwing.
Open woodland especially where trees have been felled.
Mainly pedunculate oak but sometimes other broad leaved trees as well.
Eggs laid on stumps of recently felled trees. Larva overwinter (probably once) and feed between bark & the last 2 years of growth.
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