|1983 ~ Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth ~ Hemaris fuciformis|
Resident. Nat. Scarce B S,EC.
A 'Nationally Scarce B' species. A rare and very local species that's only been recorded twice in the county. It hasn't been recorded since 1970 (only limited recorder information available). Probably extinct.
Wingspan : M & F, 46-52mm.
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and Humming-bird Hawk-moth.
Rides and clearings in woodland and heathland..
Mainly wild honeysuckle, but also cultivated honeysuckle and snowberry.
Overwinters as a pupa just below the soil. Larva late June-August.
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