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Silver-striped Hawk-moth
Hippotion celerio

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1993 / 69.018

Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
No recent records.

Record from Cromer 1880, Burnham Overy in 1920 and allegedly Dersingham 1959.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Chaerocampa celerio, Linn.
"A single specimen attracted to an electric light at Norwich (1901). Also recorded by Stephens, but without definite locality"

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1828.
Last Recorded in 1959.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/09/1959128TF63Dersingham
10/10/1920128TF84Burnham Overy / Gun Hill
22/09/1901+27TG20Norwich (Earlham)
1880127TG24Cromer
1871+27TG20Norwich
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Forewing: 33-35mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Grape-vine, Virginia-creeper
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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