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Oleander Hawk-moth
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Macroglossinae
1985 / 69.011
Photo © Bill Urwin

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 48-51mm.
Flight: August-October.
Foodplant:   Oleander and Lesser Periwinkle.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare migrant.
No recent records.

Three old records, Great Yarmouth - Southtown 1872 (this is technically VC25, Suffolk); Hemsby 1926; and Norwich 1938.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1926.
Last Recorded in 1938.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1938127TG20 - Norwich
08/09/1926127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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