|69.003 ~ 1981 ~ Poplar Hawk-moth ~ Laothoe populi|
A common species, found throughout the county. This is our most recorded species of Hawk-moth.
Wingspan : M & F, 72-92mm.
Gardens, parks, woodland, scrub, heathland, moorland, riverside and fens.
Poplars, sallows and willows.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-September.
Photo by MDH, 3rd July 2009, Llanfyllin
Close-up of head
Photo by PRW, 16th Sept 2008, Commins Coch