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Currant Clearwing
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
Sesiidae: Sesiinae
373 / 52.013
Photo © Ian Ellis,  14/06/2018 - Cottenham

Similar Cambs Species: None
Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: June-July
Foodplant:   Mostly cultivated varieties of Black & Red Currant.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Recorded in 9 (24%) of 37 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2023129TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
20/06/2022129TL57 - Ely/Stretham/Soham
18/06/2022129TL57 - Ely/Stretham/Soham
17/06/2022329TL57 - Ely/Stretham/Soham
15/06/2022129TL45 - Cambridge
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