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Species Account for Deilephila elpenor

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Deilephila elpenor  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Elephant Hawk-moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sphingidae

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National status: Common

Additional Phenology Data


Elephant Hawkmoth caterpillar threat display
Elephant Hawkmoth caterpillar threat display
Elephant hawk moth larva
Elephant hawk moth larva
Deilephila elpenor (green form)
Deilephila elpenor (green form)
Elephant Hawk-moth 2
Elephant Hawk-moth 2
Elephant Hawkmoth 3
Elephant Hawkmoth 3
Elephant Hawkmoth Cat.
Elephant Hawkmoth Cat.
Elephant Hawk Moth
Elephant Hawk Moth

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Deilephila elpenor on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 294 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

no structural habitat data available

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 54 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Deilephila elpenor

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