Striped hawk-moth

Description
The striped hawk-moth is an uncommon immigrant to the southern UK. It can be seen April-October but is more common in the summer months. Frank Lees bred this specimen from an egg he found near his home at Maidencombe 24 August 1943.
Accession Loan No.
9/1997/6
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
striped hawk-moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
SPHINGIDAE: Hyles livornica (Esper, 1780): striped hawk-moth
Period Classification
World War II (1939-1945); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Devonshire Association (from the collection of): Lees, Mr Frank H
Collection Parish
Maidencombe
Collection Town
Torquay
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
SPHINGIDAE
Genus
Hyles
Species
livornica

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