Morley's Final Catalogue: Unaccountably and excessively local.
Recent Suffolk Status: No recent records despite searches for adults and larvae at a known site, possibly extinct.
Life history: Single brooded in late spring/summer.
Identification: Narrower bands around the outer edge of the wings, thinner black bands on the abdomen seperate this species from Broad-bordered bee hawk. Humming-bird hawk has fully scaled grey forewings with no clear patches.
Verification Grade Comment: A photo or specimen will be required for any record of this species.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1857. Last Recorded in 2006. Additional Stats