Family: Sphingidae

69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

There are 815 county records of 1176 individuals from 180 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [1153 Adult] [23 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
71
Jun
549
Jul
499
Aug
27
Sep
1

Earliest: 07 May 2011 - Latest: 19 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2019
116
2018
82
2017
71
2016
66
2015
182
2014
105
2013
63
2012
62
2011
52
2010
36

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
579 (846)
VC68
236 (330)

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

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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