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Broad-bordered bee hawkmoth – LEPIDOPTERA LIBANOTICA

Broad-bordered bee hawkmoth

Hemaris fuciformis

A bee hawkmoth with a wingspan of 38-48 mm, resembling a bumblebee, and distinguished from the narrow-bordered by wider marginal bands and a forewing discal cell that is divided longitudinally. Host plants include honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.) and bedstraw (Galium spp.). This moth flies April through September.

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