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Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Agrius convolvuli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1972 / 69.004

A rare immigrant to the region in fluctuating numbers.

A nocturnal species, feeding at dusk on flowers like Petunia, tobacco plant, lilies and other tubular flowers. Many records are from gardens.

Recorded in 54 (39%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 50-55mm
Flight: June - December (mostly Aug-Nov)
Foodplant:   Bindweeds and other Convolvulaceae
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
26/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
14/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP08
11/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP08
13/09/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSO88

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