Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Hyles livornica Esper, [1804]
Striped Hawk-moth

Family: Sphingidae
Checklist Number: 69.015

The sole record for the Outer Hebrides of this rare migrant to the UK was from South Uist in July 2011

The wide range of caterpillar foodplants includes willowherbs Epilobium and petunia Petunia species

Hyles livornica
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