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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