Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
52.0130 (B&F: 373)
Synanthedon salmachus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Resident. Often fairly common, but both larvae and adults are extremely local and sometimes restricted to a single bush of a foodplant. Usually found in allotments, domestic and market gardens, and in garden centres, especially those situated on or near the downs and coast. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to mid July, sometimes to late July. Larvae mine and feed inside the twigs and branches of blackcurrant,red currant and gooseberry; adults have also been associated with josterberry (a blackcurrant and gooseberry cross).