54.003 BF0164 – Cistus Forester – Zygaenidae – Adscita geryon

 
54.003 BF0164 - Cistus Forester - Zygaenidae - Adscita geryon

Cistus Forester – Zygaenidae – Procridinae – Adscita geryon STATUS – A nationally scarce species but is local to fairly common on breeding areas in the Limestone Dales of Derbyshire, apart from the extreme north and northwest of the county. Normally recorded in ones or twos, never in numbers.  ID POINTERS – There are two species […]

52.014 BF0382 – Six-belted Clearwing – Sesiidae – Bembecia ichneumoniformis

 
52.014 BF0382 - Six-belted Clearwing - Sesiidae - Bembecia ichneumoniformis

Six-belted Clearwing – Sesiidae – Sesiinae – Bembecia ichneumonifromis   STATUS – A rare and noteable species in Derbyshire. A probable resident, first recorded in 1986.  Increase in records since from scattered areas of the county.   ID POINTERS – There are six yellow bands around the abdomen with orange markings on the forewing which […]

54.002 BF0163 – The Forester – Zygaenidae – Adscita statices

 
54.002 BF0163 - The Forester - Zygaenidae - Adscita statices

The Forester – Zygaenidae – Procridinae – Adscita statices STATUS – A scarce species, only two known colonies in Derbyshire. ID POINTERS – There are two species of British Forester moth found in Derbyshire. The Cistus is the smaller of the two therefore more easy to identify. The upper wing is a bright emerald green, although the […]

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