Family: Sphingidae

69.002 Eyed Hawk-moth Smerinthus ocellata

There are 18 county records of 24 individuals from 9 different sites. First recorded in 1859.

Individual records comprise of: [10 Adult] [14 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
2
Jun
6

Earliest: 19 May 1921 - Latest: 30 Jun 1925

Historical Abundance

1974
5
1962
0
1945
1
1943
1
1930
0
1926
1
1925
2
1924
4
1921
1
1919
1

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
18 (24)

Status Grade 4

Larval food plants

Apple Malus pumila
Crab Apple Malus sylvestris
Crack Willow Salix fragilis
Creeping Willow Salix repens
Eared Willow Salix aurita
Goat Willow Salix caprea
Grey Sallow Salix cinerea
White Willow Salix alba
Willow/Sallow Salix spp

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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