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Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis

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Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Westbury Wildlife Park 12 May 2022, 10:30 a.m. 9 May 2022, 3:45 p.m.
Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Westbury Wildlife Park 12 May 2022, 10:30 a.m. 9 May 2022, 3:44 p.m.
Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Westbury Wildlife Park 12 May 2022, 10:30 a.m. 9 May 2022, 3:45 p.m.
Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Westbury Wildlife Park 12 May 2022, 10:30 a.m. 9 May 2022, 3:45 p.m.
Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Westbury Wildlife Park 12 May 2022, 10:30 a.m. 9 May 2022, 3:45 p.m.
Orange-belted Leafwalker Orange-belted Leafwalker - Xylota segnis dylan Blaise Castle 11 Jun 2022, 4:20 p.m. 8 Jun 2022, 4:28 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread and fairly frequent throughout the UK; especially so in the South, mainly around Wales. Habitat includes: Places with lots of dead, rotting wood such as woodland, hedgerows, gardens, parks, allotments, churchyards etc. Length: 10 - 14 mm, Wing-length: 7 - 9.5 mm. Life story: Eggs are laid in rotting wood and wet sawdust. Flight period: April to November (peaks June / July).

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