Norfolk status Scarce immigrant. One netted in a garden at Snettisham on Aug 11th 2003 by a young boy. Although it is thought by many that this was a bred specimen.
Recently determined specimen taken at MV light in Scole. (M. Hall, 30/07/1990)
Barrett [VCH 1901] Deilephila euphorbiae, Linn. "I had the singularly good fortune to capture a male specimen, hovering at fowers of verbena, in my garden at King's Lynn, on September 7th, 1887. This I believe to be the only example ever taken in the county."
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1887. Last Recorded in 2003. Additional Stats