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Hemaris fuciformis Hemaris fuciformis on Antirrhinum linkianum Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth,Hemaris fuciformis,arthopoda,biodiversity,hawk-moth,heterocera,insecta,insects,lepidoptera,moth,sphingidae Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Nice - we got a Sphingidae snap going on today.

    Dave
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. Eheheh ;) I Must say thanks for reminding me! This was captured a few days ago, oddly standing upon the flower. I was chasing one and when I looked back to a nearby flower branch there was it ;) Not so common to spot it like this. (The image has 90ºCW rotation) Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago
      1. Possibly the little bit of wing damage having an effect.

        Dave
        Posted 3 years ago
        1. Most certainly yes, I agree. Cheers, Dave! Posted 3 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 May 5, 2016. Captured Apr 30, 2016 13:44.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.8
  • 1/640s
  • ISO640
  • 50mm