Sphingidae : Macroglossinae

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Silver-striped Hawk-moth
Hippotion celerio

(Linnaeus, 1758) 69.018/1993
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
No recent records.

Record from Cromer 1880, Burnham Overy in 1920.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Chaerocampa celerio, Linn.
"A single specimen attracted to an electric light at Norwich (1901). Also recorded by Stephens, but without definite locality"

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1828.
Last Recorded in 1959.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/1920128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
22/09/1901+27TG20 - Norwich
1880127TG24 - Cromer
1871+28TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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Forewing: 33-35mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grape-vine, Virginia-creeper
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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