Main: (Sphingidae / Macroglossinae)
69.018 [B&F: 1993] Silver-striped Hawk-moth (Hippotion celerio) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Rare immigrant from mainland Europe, appearing throughout England and, occasionally, southern Scotland. Absent in many years, but numbers have exceeded ten in several years: 1865, 1868, 1885 (when 41 were recorded) and 1963. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight singletons have appeared in ten of the last fifty years, with two in 1978. Wingspan 72-80 mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva feeds on Lady's Bedstraw, Great Willowherb and Honeysuckle, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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