69.018 .... B&F 1993
Silver-striped Hawk-moth Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758) 
An extremely rare migrant to Nottinghamshire, where the most recent county record is of one found at Beeston on June 17th 1984 (Fox, D.). J.W. Carr lists several historical records dating to between 1859 and 1893 in his invaluable work 'The Invertebrate Fauna of Nottinghamshire. Nottingham: J.& H. Bell Ltd (1916)'.
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Early stages                            
Ova, photographed September 24th 2021   Newly hatched larva, photographed September 25th 2021
 
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Captive reared 3rd instar larva, photographed October 10th 2021
 
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Captive reared 4th instar larvae showing increased colour variations, photographed October 15th 2021
 
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Silver-striped Hawk-moth 
 
 
 
 
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Updated October 2021

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