Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Laothoe populi Linnaeus, 1758
Poplar Hawk-moth

Family: Sphingidae
Checklist Number: 69.003

Uncommon but possibly under-recorded.Active from May to July

The larvae feed on plants in the Salicaceae family. Here the larvae are usually found on willow Salix

Laothoe populi
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