Rare day-flier, formerly a widespread species in the UK.
Chalk grassland, acid pastures, marshy woodland and damp moorland.
Only very old Norfolk records.
Barrett [VCH 1901] Macroglossa bombyliformis, Esp.
"Woodbastwick, Cawston, Horsford; scarce"
Last recorded from a Norfolk/Suffolk border site (Suffolk VC26)
Verification Grade Comment: No records since the 1960s
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Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 1963.