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Moths 051 068 Hawkmoths


Stout bodied, fast flying moths. Often large with colourful markings. Most often seen as large caterpillars rather than night flying moths.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

  • Eyed Hawkmoth

    Smerinthus ocellata
  • Poplar Hawk-moth

    Laothoe populi
  • Lime Hawk-moth

    Mimas tiliae
  • Pine Hawkmoth

    Hyloicus pinastri
  • Deaths-head Hawk-moth

    Acherontia atropos
  • Convolvulous Hawkmoth

    Agrius convolvuli
  • Privet Hawk-moth

    Sphinx ligustri
  • Oleander Hawk-moth

    Daphnis nerii
  • Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth

    Hemaris tityus
  • Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth

    Hemaris fuciformis
  • Humming-bird Hawk-moth

    Macroglossum stellatarum
  • Silver-striped Hawkmoth

    Hippotion celerio
  • Striped Hawkmoth

    Hyles livornica
  • Bedstraw Hawk-moth

    Hyles galii
  • Elephant Hawk-moth

    Deilephila elpenor
  • Small Elephant Hawk-moth

    Deilephila porcellus