|69.016 ~ 1991 ~ Elephant Hawk-moth ~ Deilephila elpenor|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 62-72mm.
Most sites where the foodplant is found.
Willowherbs and bedstraws.
Overwinters as a pupa just below the soil in a flimsy cocoon. Larva late June-September.
Photo by MDH, 5th June 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, Aug 2008, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 19th July 2009, Commins Coch
Pic shows green form of larva.