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Privet Hawk-moth
Sphinx ligustri (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphingidae: Sphinginae
1976 / 69.006
Photo © Paul Bryant,  Woolpit, Suffolk

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Forewing: 41-55mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Wild and Garden Privet, Ash, Lilac and Guelder-rose.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2021125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
02/08/2021+25TM38 - Bungay/Rumburgh
31/07/2021125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
29/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
26/07/2021125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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