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Hemaris fuciformis Hemaris fuciformis Hemaris fuciformis,Humming bird Moth,arthropoda,biodiversity,broad-bordered bee hawk-moth,heterocera,insects,lepidoptera,sphingidae Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Beautiful! It seems it can be seen in Bulgaria as well! Would like to capture it! Posted 4 years ago
    1. April, May and june are the key months (in portugal) to search for them... here they are visible from north to south. Thanks a lot, cheers* Posted 4 years ago
  2. What an incredible moth! And captured in such a spectacular way, a masterpiece. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you so much, Ferdy! cheers* Posted 4 years ago
  3. yes, that is a beauty, I know them from France. There they are also a lot on wild marjolaine. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you, Annette! And sorry for late reply... I've seen this sphigidae yesterday, again, and I didn't remember that I had a photo in JD for this species, that led me here :) My best, cheers! Posted 4 years ago

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''Hemaris fuciformis'', known as the broad-bordered bee hawk-moth, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found in North Africa, Europe and Central and Eastern Asia. The wingspan is 38–48 millimetres . The moth flies from April to September depending on the location. The larvae feed on honeysuckle and ''Galium'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Oct 22, 2015. Captured May 6, 2015 12:12.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/7.1
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO800
  • 195mm