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Privet Hawk-moth
Sphinx ligustri (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Sphinginae
1976 / 69.006
Photo © Adrian Matthews,  07/06/2021 - Cambridge

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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
27/07/2021+29TL35 - Comberton/Wimpole Hall
27/07/2021329TL45 - Cambridge
23/07/2021+29TL58 - Ely/Littleport
19/07/2021129TL59 - Welney
18/07/2021+29TL36 - Bar Hill
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