|1990 ~ Striped Hawk-moth ~ Hyles livornica|
Migrant. Scattered records
A rare visitor. Just three records exist for the county, the last one being taken in Welshpool in 2006.
Wingspan : M & F, 78-90mm.
Bedstraw Hawk-moth, Spurge Hawk-moth and Silver-striped Hawk-moth.
Open warm sites, especially on the coast and in gardens.
Willowherbs, hedge bedstraw, snapdragon, fuchsia, sorrels and docks.
Unable to overwinter in this country. Larva June-July and September-October.
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Photo by JBK, 23rd Sept 2006, Welshpool