69.003 .... B&F 1981
Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Relatively common throughout Nottinghamshire and regularly attracted to MV light.
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Photographed at Gamstone Wood June 2014   Photographed at Red Hill July 2005
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Poplar Hawk-moth
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Phil Cadman. Tim Sexton. Nottingham City Council. David Yates. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sandra Parkin. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Ona Borroff. Graham Birkett. Peter Acton.

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 2018

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