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Elephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila elpenor
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila porcellus

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1992 / 69.017

A fairly common species occurring across our region.

Found in a variety of grassland-type habitats.

Come readily to light.

Recorded in 91 (65%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 21-25mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
17/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
16/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
14/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
12/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54

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