Family: Sphingidae

69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

There are 821 county records of 1187 individuals from 183 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [1164 Adult] [23 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
74
Jun
549
Jul
505
Aug
29
Sep
1

Earliest: 07 May 2011 - Latest: 19 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2019
127
2018
82
2017
71
2016
66
2015
182
2014
105
2013
63
2012
62
2011
52
2010
36

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
580 (847)
VC68
241 (340)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Great Willowherb Epilobium hirsutum
Heath Bedstraw Gallium saxatile
Hedge Bedstraw Gallium mollugo
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum
Marsh Bedstraw Gallium palustre
Rosebay Willowherb Chamerion angustifolium

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