Common name: Privet Hawk-moth Latin name: Sphinx ligustri Family: Sphingidae >> Sphinginae Date: 4 June Location: garden, Marsland valley, Cornwall
For full information on identification, life cycle and different colour forms of caterpillar of the Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor).
Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata). Click on the link to see the British Moths gallery. Related images:
Lime Hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae). See new page featuring information on the Lime Hawkmoth and caterpillar.
Striped Hawk-moth (Hyles livornica). Click on the link to see the British Moths gallery. Related images: