Lime hawk-moth

Description
Hawk-moth from Dr RV Solly’s collection. He found it in the ground as a pupa in 1900. In 1901 it emerged as an adult.
Accession Loan No.
17/1948/68
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
lime hawk-moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
SPHINGIDAE: Mimas tiliae (Linnaeus,1758): lime hawk-moth
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Solly, Dr Reginald (from the collection of)
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
SPHINGIDAE
Genus
Mimas
Species
tiliae

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