Sphingidae : Macroglossinae
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Immature stages

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Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris tityus
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Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris fuciformis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 69.009/1983
Norfolk status
Day-flying species feeding at tubular flowers such as Bugle, Honeysuckle etc.
Much decreased due to the decline of coppicing, maturation of dense stands of conifers and browsing of Honeysuckle by increased deer populations.
Stronghold in the Brecks.

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/06/2018127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
18/06/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/06/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
03/06/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 20-24mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckles and Snowberry
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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