|69.008 ~ 1982 ~ Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth ~ Hemaris tityus|
Resident. Nat. Scarce B SW,WC,NW,(E)
A 'Nationally Scarce B' species. A rare and very local species, last recorded in 1949 at Aberhafesp. Probably extinct.
Wingspan : M & F, 41-46mm.
Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and Humming-bird Hawk-moth.
Unimproved grassland, acid bogs and drier heathland.
Mostly devil's-bit scabious also small scabious and field scabious.
Overwinters as a pupa in a slight cocoon amongst the plant debris. Larva mid June-mid August.