Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
broad-bordered bee hawk-moth
on Lonicera, etc.
England, Norfolk, Downham-Market, 22.vi.2023 © Rob Edmunds
Lonicera periclymenum, Kampsheide (dr), 5.vii.2021 © Ben van As: young larva
the caracterisically symmetric feeding traces
Larvae freely on the leaves. “They mainly occur on badly growing, low honeysuckle plants, not on those fast-growing, high-climbing and rich-flowering shrubs” (Ben van As).
? Also Galium (Tugelea & Tugelea).
distribution within Europe
egg, larva, pupa
Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Gros (2016b), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).