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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Male at lure, Kinver Edge, Staffordshire. June 3rd 2010.

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Yellow-legged Clearwing
Synanthedon vespiformis

(Linnaeus, 1761) 374 / 52.012

A locally distributed scarce resident, rare in the north.

A species of open woodland, parkland and hedgerows, particularly where there is fresh cut timber.

Larvae found particularly on oaks, but occasionally in Sweet Chestnut.

Comes to the pheromone lure VES.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1892.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/20195VC39 - StaffordshireSO77
02/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
02/07/2019+VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/07/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/07/20194VC37 - WorcestershireSO87

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