Family: Sphingidae

69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

There are 742 county records of 1059 individuals from 171 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [1039 Adult] [20 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
65
Jun
527
Jul
417
Aug
23
Sep
1

Earliest: 07 May 2011 - Latest: 19 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2018
81
2017
71
2016
66
2015
182
2014
105
2013
63
2012
62
2011
52
2010
36
2009
13

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
543 (795)
VC68
199 (264)

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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