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Privet Hawk-moth
Sphinx ligustri (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Sphinginae
1976 / 69.006
Photo © Malcolm Hillier

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Forewing: 41-55mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Wild and Garden Privet, Ash, Lilac and Guelder-rose.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2020129TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
24/07/2020129TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
17/07/2020+29TF30 - Guyhirn
17/07/2020129TL37 - Over
13/07/2020129TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
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