Family: Sphingidae

69.005 Death's-head Hawk-moth Acherontia atropos

There are 53 county records of 88 individuals from 44 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [34 Adult] [4 Dead] [49 Larval] [1 Pupal] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
5
Jul
2
Aug
5
Sep
15
Oct
1

Earliest: 22 May 1935 - Latest:

Historical Abundance

2017
1
2015
1
2008
1
2002
1
1982
1
1981
1
1975
1
1972
1
1969
1
1968
2

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
26 (60)
VC68
27 (28)

Status Grade 4

Larval food plants

Deadly Nightshade Atropa belladonna
Potatoe Solanum tuberosum
Woody Nightshade Solanum dulcamara

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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