Sphingidae : Macroglossinae
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Immature stages

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Spurge Hawk-moth
Hyles euphorbiae
Striped Hawk-moth
Hyles livornica
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Bedstraw Hawk-moth
Hyles gallii

(Rottemburg, 1775) 1987 / 69.014
Norfolk status
Scattered resident population now established, in small numbers, at several locations in North Norfolk.
Immigrant records from around the coast, but does turn up inland.

First recorded in Norfolk at Great Yarmouth pre 1834, with larvae found established in north Norfolk 1955.

"Galii only one specimen known here till this August, when four were taken, and eight or nine seen. Several caterpillars have been found feeding on Galium verum, on the North and South Denes." Sketch of the natural history of Yarmouth and its neighbourhood, by C.J. and J. Paget, 1834.

A bumper year for this species in 2013 with 279 caterpillars and 25 adults recorded at a confidential site in Norfolk. At the same site in 2017 only 15 caterpillars were found.

Recorded in 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
A Review of the Immigration of Hyles gallii Rott. during 1973 with Special Reference to Records for 1972 and 1974 By C. G. M. de Worms. Ent. Rec. 87. 1975.
Bedstraw Hawks in Norfolk 1956 - Ent. Rec. Vol 105. 25.i.1993 - G.M. Haggett.
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
30/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
27/08/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
17/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 34-38mm.
Flight: May-August.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws, Rosebay Willowherb, madders, fuschias
Nat Status: Immigrant (Resident)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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