Family: Sphingidae

69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

There are 729 county records of 1042 individuals from 170 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [1022 Adult] [20 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
65
Jun
516
Jul
411
Aug
23
Sep
1

Earliest: 07 May 2011 - Latest: 19 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2018
65
2017
70
2016
66
2015
182
2014
105
2013
63
2012
62
2011
52
2010
36
2009
13

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
536 (786)
VC68
193 (256)

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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