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Cetonia aurata
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Species Account for Macroglossum stellatarum

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Macroglossum stellatarum  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Humming-bird Hawk-moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sphingidae

Hummingbird Hawkmoth 2 Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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National status: Migrant

Additional Phenology Data



Humming bird lookalike
Humming bird lookalike
Hummingbird Hawkmoth 2
Hummingbird Hawkmoth 2
Humming-Bird Hawkmoth
Humming-Bird Hawkmoth

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Macroglossum stellatarum on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 77 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 2 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3 records with habitat detail and method information)

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