Family: Sphingidae

69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus

There are 225 county records of 459 individuals from 59 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [348 Adult] [111 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
23
Jun
237
Jul
86
Aug
1

Earliest: 18 May 2016 - Latest: 03 Aug 1996

Historical Abundance

2019
32
2018
17
2017
35
2016
35
2015
9
2014
22
2013
15
2012
28
2011
44
2010
2

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
153 (305)
VC68
72 (154)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Heath Bedstraw Gallium saxatile
Hedge Bedstraw Gallium mollugo
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum
Marsh Bedstraw Gallium palustre
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
Rosebay Willowherb Chamerion angustifolium

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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