Family: Sphingidae

69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

There are 892 county records of 1352 individuals from 187 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [1328 Adult] [24 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
95
Jun
666
Jul
530
Aug
30
Sep
1

Earliest: 07 May 2011 - Latest: 19 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2020
145
2019
147
2018
82
2017
71
2016
66
2015
182
2014
105
2013
63
2012
62
2011
52

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
622 (943)
VC68
270 (409)

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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