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Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Macroglossinae
1983 / 69.009
Photo © William Fitch,  09/05/2014 - Holt Country Park

Similar Norfolk Species
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris tityus
Forewing: 20-24mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckles and Snowberry.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
09/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
08/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
05/08/2019227TM18 - Diss
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