Main: (Sphingidae / Macroglossinae)
69.009 [B&F: 1983] Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) along woodland margins and on heathland in England and Wales. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight, has recovered from a low level in the 1970s; the species is reported occasionally, with the main population occurring in the New Forest. Wingspan 46-52 mm. The most likely confusion species is Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk H. tityus, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Honeysuckle, over-wintering as a pupa.

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