Pempelia formosa - New to Cheshire

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Pempelia formosa - New to Cheshire

Postby stevehind on Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:34 pm

Pempelia formosa - New to Cheshire:

The elm feeder, Pempelia formosa has been extending its range for several years and has now reached Cheshire. The attached picture was taken by Roger Benson in his garden at Shavington, Crewe on 3rd June 2010.

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Adult/Imago Pempelia formosa.
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Re: Pempelia formosa New to Cheshire

Postby PaulMartinHill on Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:11 pm

Hi

Are there any other species that could be confused with this Steve, obviously one to look out for near elms

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Re: Pempelia formosa New to Cheshire

Postby stevehind on Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:55 pm

Hi Paul

A good picture should be sufficient.

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