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Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Spurge Hawk-moth
69.0130 (B&F: 1986)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Bombycoidea
    »Family: Sphingidae
      »Subfamily: Macroglossinae
        »Tribe: Macroglossini

A very rare migrant Hawk moth which has only been recorded in five seasons and always near the coast, with unusually more larvae than adults having been recorded. The only confirmed records since 1949 have been of one larvae in August 1994 and an adult in June 2008. (Pratt, 2011)

Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mill Hill, 10 vi 2008
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Showing pink underwing colouration
Mill Hill, 10 vi 2008
Photo: Dave & Pen Green

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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