|1984 ~ Humming-bird Hawk-moth ~ Macroglossum stellatarum|
Migrant. Scattered records
A regular visitor to the county in most years, scattered records in varying numbers.
Wingspan : M & F, 50-58mm.
Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth.
Lady's bedstraw, hedge bedstraw and wild madder.
Larva mainly June-October. Overwinters as a adult. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon close to the ground amongst the leaf litter.
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Photo by GW, 20th July 2014, Roundton Hill