69.015 .... B&F 1990
Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livicorna (Esper, 1779) 
Despite being a regular migrant to the UK and reaching inland counties on numerous occasions, this stunning moth had never been recorded in Nottinghamshire until 2021, when recorded in a West bridgford garden (Freestone, R.). There was a very large arrival of moths into the UK in Spring 2022, resulting in records from neighbouring counties and more Nottinghamshire records should follow in course.
Captive reared adult. Photographed July 2022.
Early stages                            
Captive reared 1st instar larva. Photographed June 2022.
2nd instar larva. Photographed June 2022.
Half-grown larva. Photographed June 2022.
Full-grown larva. Photographed June 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Striped Hawk-moth 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2021).

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 September 2023
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