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Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Macroglossinae
1983 / 69.009
Photo © Dave Ferguson,  27/6/15, Yerevan, Armenia

Similar Upper Thames Species
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemaris tityus
Foodplant:   Honeysuckles and Snowberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Resident very locally to the mid/late 20th century but now very rare. 21st century records only in the far south of Berkshire.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 14 (18%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1851.
Last Recorded in 2008.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2008122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
20/05/2007122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
06/05/2007122SU76 - Shinfield / Finchampstead
1992124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
1990+24SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
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