Davey, P., 2009: A local species confined to southern England, the larva feeding on honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum). In Dorset, the species is head-quartered across the Bagshot Sands region where it colonises woodland edges on damp or humid heath particularly where honeysuckle hangs from trees and scrub. Elsewhere, larvae have been found on the sandy soil on Pentridge Hill in the far north-east of the county. It remains to be seen whether the 'Bee Hawks' seen flying along woodland edges at... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1900. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats