Family: Sphingidae

69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus

There are 243 county records of 481 individuals from 62 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [370 Adult] [111 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
32
Jun
245
Jul
91
Aug
1

Earliest: 18 May 2016 - Latest: 03 Aug 1996

Historical Abundance

2020
14
2019
40
2018
17
2017
35
2016
35
2015
9
2014
22
2013
15
2012
28
2011
44

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
160 (315)
VC68
83 (166)

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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