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Elephant Hawk-moth

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A widespread nocturnal species and quite common during May to July with a second brood in September and even October.


Common Name Elephant Hawk-moth
Scientific Name Deilephila elpenor
Species Group Moths 051 068 Hawkmoths
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Moths 051 068 Hawkmoths