379 Red-belted Clearwing (Synanthedon myopaeformis)

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Recorded size range of fully grown larvae - 15 to 18mm

Usual larval stage August to May

Adult forewing - around 9 to 11mm. Flies mid-June to early August

Larval foodplants : larvae live under the bark of old fruit trees, especially apple (Malus spp.) but sometimes pear (Pyrus spp.), almond (Prunus amygdalus) and others

Not currently available on this website. For photographs of larvae, a pupa, a pupal case and adults see:-