Woodland and suburban habitats.
Also a red-brown form with brick-red cenral markings (f. brunnea)
Comes to light . Does not feed.
Note: both larvae of Eyed & Lime hawk-moth have a blue tail, but warts on the anal flap of Lime hawk-moth are diagnostic.
Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.