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Red-belted Clearwing - Synanthedon myopaeformis

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Species Description

Nationally scarce and local in the South. Habitats include: Places with apple trees such as gardens, parks, allotments, churchyards, orchards, woodland etc. Life story: The larvae feed under the bark of old fruit trees. Wingspan: 18 - 26 mm.

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