69.011 .... B&F 1985
Oleander Hawk-moth Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status ..... A very rare migrant to the UK and even rarer inland. There is a single Nottinghamshire record of this magnificent species, with one recorded from Clumber Park in 1985 (Jones, M.).
Adult (captive stock) photographed November 2018
Early stages                            
Eggs/ovae (captive stock) rior to hatching photographed November 2022
Half grown larva (captive stock) photographed October 2018
Full grown larva (captive stock) photographed October 2018
Full grown larva (orange/dark form) photographed December 2022
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Oleander Hawk-moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright. Nottingham Natural History Museum.

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 December 2022

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
Moth Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Moth Photo Gallery - Text version