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Oleander Hawk-moth
Daphnis nerii

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1985 / 69.011

A rare migrant to our region. Last seen in Staffordshire in 1886 and in Herefordshire in 1995.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1888.
Last Recorded in 1995.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 48-51mm
Flight: August - October.
Foodplant:   Oleander and Lesser Periwinkle
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/19951VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
18961VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
18881VC39 - StaffordshireSK22

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