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Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Macro-moths (larger moths) ~ Part 3

Part 3 includes a selection of moth images from the Sphingidae family (Hawk-moths).

Links on this page . . .
Hawk-moths (Sphingidae)
Moth photo house index page
Moth introduction page



Species Name

Scientific Name

69.001 BF1979 - Lime Hawk-moth

Mimas tiliae

early Lime Hawk-moth, Stevenage, Lee Browne

Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne




Species Name

Scientific Name

69.003 BF1981 - Poplar Hawk-moth

Laothoe populi

1981 Poplar Hawkmoth 2005 - Steven Penn

1981 - 2009 - Clare Gray

Devon
© photo: Steven Penn

© photo: Clare Gray (HMWT)


Species Name

Scientific Name

69.004 BF1972 - Convolvulus Hawk-moth

Agrius convolvuli

1972 Convolvulus Hawkmoth 2005 - Tim Hill

dead
Welwyn Garden City
© photo: Tim Hill




Species Name

Scientific Name

69.006 BF1976 - Privet Hawk-moth

Sphinx ligustri

1976 Privet Hawkmoth 2005 - Lee Browne

1931 - 2009 - Clare Gray

Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Clare Gray (HMWT)

1976 Privet Hawkmoth 2004 - Richard Bigg

1976 Privet Hawkmoth 2004 - Richard Bigg

mating pair
Hertford
© photo: Richard Bigg
Hertford
© photo: Richard Bigg



Species Name

Scientific Name

69.007 BF1978 - Pine Hawk-moth

Sphinx pinastri

1978 Pine Hawkmoth 2008 - Bob Clift

emerging
Broxbourne Wood NR
© photo: Bob Clift

1978 Pine Hawkmoth 2008 - Bob Clift

1978 Pine Hawkmoth 2008 - Bob Clift

emerging
Broxbourne Wood NR
© photo: Bob Clift
emerging
Broxbourne Wood NR
© photo: Bob Clift



Species Name

Scientific Name

69.008 BF1982 - Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth

Hemaris tityus

1982 Narrow-border Bee-hawk 2006 - Steve Lane

Dorset
© photo: Steve Lane




Species Name

Scientific Name

69.010 BF1984 - Hummingbird Hawk-moth

Macroglossum stellatarum

1984 larva 2004 - Lee Browne

Knebworth
© photo: Lee Browne

1984 Hummingbird Hawkmoth   2010 - Steve Lane

2008 - John Murray

egglaying
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
July 2008
Chaine des Puys, Auvergne, France
© photo: John Murray

1984 2003 - Tony Clancy

1984 2004 - Lee Browne

Roosting
Beachy Head
© photo: Tony Clancy
Roosting
© photo: Lee Browne

1984 2002 - Bob Hasra

1984 2003 - Nick Sampford

photo taken in Bulgaria
© photo: Bob Hasra
Thundridge
© photo: Nick Sampford

1984 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2006 - Steve Lane

1984 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2006 - Steve Lane

Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane



Species Name

Scientific Name

69.016 BF1991 - Elephant Hawk-moth

Deilephila elpenor

1991 larva 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

1991 - Elephant Hawkmoth 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

Hertford Heath
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge

1991 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

Elephant Hawkmoth 2007 - Bob Hazra

Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Hungary
© photo: Bob Hazra



Species Name

Scientific Name

69.017 BF1992 - Small Elephant Hawk-moth

Deilephila porcellus

1992 Small Elephant Hawkmoth 2010 - Andrew Steele

Nomansland Common
© photo: Andrew Steele

1992 Small Elephant Hawkmoth 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

1992 Small Elephant Hawkmoth 2007 - Andrew Palmer
Bedfordshire
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Andrew Palmer



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