Family: Sphingidae

69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus

There are 205 county records of 426 individuals from 57 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [315 Adult] [111 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
19
Jun
214
Jul
80
Aug
1

Earliest: 18 May 2016 - Latest: 03 Aug 1996

Historical Abundance

2018
16
2017
35
2016
35
2015
9
2014
22
2013
15
2012
28
2011
44
2010
2
2009
9

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
135 (274)
VC68
70 (152)

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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