Sesiidae : Tinthiinae
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Raspberry Clearwing
Pennisetia hylaeiformis

(Laspeyres, 1801) 369a / 52.001

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not known from the UK in Morley's time.

Recent Suffolk status: Resident, recent colonist, mainly in VC26.

Increasing in the county with more records being discovered with the use of pheromones.
First found in Suffolk at Great Waldingfield in 2009. First VC25 record in 2022 at Middlewood Green.

Life history: Single-brooded, flying in summer.

Identification: Feathered antennae and yellow banded body are distinctive.

Habitats: Gardens, allotments, fruit farms, scrubby areas.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (12%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2009.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2023126TL75 - Wickhambrook
20/07/2023126TL75 - Wickhambrook
03/08/2022126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
01/08/2022226TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
24/07/2022125TM06 - Bacton/Stowupland
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Raspberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Not Assessed / Adventive
Former Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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