|69.014 ~ 1987 ~ Bedstraw Hawk-moth ~ Hyles gallii|
A fairly regular visitor to the UK most years in varying numbers - can turn up anywhere.
Resident. First recorded at Guilsfield in the north-east of the county in 2020.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-38mm.
Striped Hawk-moth & Spurge Hawk-moth.
Coastal places, sand dunes & waste ground.
Bedstraws, willowherbs, madders & fuchsias.
Overwinters as a pupa, under the soil. Larva, July-September.
Photo by SOS, 24th Aug 2020, Guilsfield