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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila porcellus
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Elephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila elpenor

(Linnaeus, 1758) 69.016

Widespread and common across the region, in a wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 70 (90%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Rosebay Willowherb, other willowherbs and bedstraws, Fuschia
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU86 -
09/09/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU78 -
03/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98 -
30/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71 -
23/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98

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