52.014 .... B&F 0382
Six-belted Clearwing Bembecia ichneumoniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status ..... Originally rare in Nottinghamshire and currently having Grade 2 status. This moth is thought to be increasing it's range northwards in the UK and it has certainly increased dramatically in recent years. Most former Colliery sites with an abundance of Bird's-foot Trefoil, are sure to hold this moth.
Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top July 19th 2009.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Six-belted Clearwing
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Meg Skinner. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Wil Heeney. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). NBGRC. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017).

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Updated January 2019

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