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Is this a clearwing or not ? gritagerry 0 gritagerry 4 months ago

Group Description

Photographs of Clearwing Moths and their habitats across the UK.

In the UK we have several species of Clearwing Moth. Many are rarely seen without the use of pheremone lures although some species can be common if the right habitat is present.

370 Hornet Moth - Sesia apiformis
371 Lunar Hornet Moth - Sesia bembeciformis
373 Currant Clearwing - Synanthedon tipuliformis
374 Yellow-legged Clearwing - Synanthedon vespiformis
375 White-barred Clearwing - Synanthedon spheciformis
376 Welsh Clearwing - Synanthedon scoliaeformis
377 Sallow Clearwing - Synanthedon flaviventris
378 Orange-tailed Clearwing - Synanthedon andrenaeformis
379 Red-belted Clearwing - Synanthedon myopaeformis
380 Red-tipped Clearwing - Synanthedon formicaeformis
381 Large Red-belted Clearwing - Synanthedon culiciformis
382 Six-belted Clearwing - Bembecia ichneumoniformis
383 Thrift Clearwing - Synansphecia muscaeformis
384 Fiery Clearwing - Pyropteron chrysidiformis

Other species which may be present include:
369a Raspberry Clearwing - Pennisetia hylaeiformis (?Introduction?)
372 Dusky Clearwing - Paranthrene tabaniformis (extinct early 1900's)

Group Rules

Only photographs of Clearwing Moths, their lifecycle and their habitats. All images must have been photographed in the UK please.

All photographs bMUST include at least an approximate location within the UK.

Only sharp, clear images will be approved. If you submit images which are not approved, please do not take this personally, We just want to build a gallery of the best images of Clearwing Moths we can.

Finally, welcome to the group and thank you for sharing your images.

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  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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