Sphingidae : Smerinthinae
ABH BF

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Lime Hawk-moth
1979 Mimas tiliae
(Linnaeus, 1758) 69.001
Norfolk status
Woodland and suburban habitats.
Also a red-brown form with brick-red cenral markings (f. brunnea)
Comes to light . Does not feed.
Widespread.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Forewing: 23-39mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Limes, elms, birches and Alder
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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