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
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Rosebay Willowherb at Clipstone Old Quarter September 2012
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. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Tom Shields. Steven Chick.  Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Mike Hill. Andy Adcock.

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 August 2021

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