69.016 .... B&F 1991
Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Common throughout Nottinghamshire, even in urban localities.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP June 2009
Photographed at Red Hill June 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Elephant Hawk-moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Harvey. Wil Heeney. Sean Tobin. Phil Cadman. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Nottingham City Council. Darren Matthews. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Andy Ashley. Rob Johnson.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2019

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