52.013 .... B&F 0373
Currant Clearwing Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
Status ..... Found on allotments, fruit farms and old gardens etc and at one time, probably much more common than it is now. The Currant Clearwing may well have declined in the county, following the increased use of pesticides and most recent records have been from the suburbs of Nottingham. However, it was recently found at two sites in the Mansfield area, so there may well be an element of under-recording. Comes well to pheremone lure.
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Photographed at Mansfield Woodhouse, July 2016
 
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Photographed at Coultas Farm near Eakring, June 2009.
 
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..........   Old exit hole in Blackcurrant, Coultas Farm near Eakring June 2009.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Currant Clearwing
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Richard Rogers. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Martin Gray. Duncan Lyon.

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Updated January 2019

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