Appendix A: (Sphingidae / Sphinginae)
69.0051 [B&F: 1974] Five-spotted Hawk-moth or Tomato Hornworm (Manduca quinquemaculatus) (Haworth, 1803)

 

Notes: Recorded infrequently in the 19th Century through accidental importation in produce from North America. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 110-130 mm. Resembles Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli, but with large yellow spots on side of abdomen and more boldly marked hindwing. Larva feeds on Tomato, Potato and Tobacco; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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