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0382~ Bembecia ichneumoniformis  ~ Six-belted Clearwing
UK Status

National Scarce B. S,SE,SW & C.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Llanymynech Rocks in 2016

Wingspan :   17-22mm

Confusion species


None
Flight time & Voltinity ()

Habitat

Grassy places on areas of chalk.

Foodplant

Bird's-foot trefoil and kidney vetch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva, in the root of the plant. Larva July to early June. Pupates in situ.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 15th July 2018, Llanymynech

Photo by DB, 15th July 2018, Llanymynech
Pic shows pheromone lure in action!