Deilephila porcellus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Sphingidae)

Forewing Length: 21-25mm, Wingspan: 40-45mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September (Winter) May - July
(Earliest: 27.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Heath and Moorland

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Several Galium

Chamerion angustifolium

Epilobium hirsutum

Lonicera periclymenum
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Oswaldia spectabilis Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Deilephila porcellus
Deilephila porcellus
Nature Spot: Small Elephant Hawk-moth - Deilephila porcellus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Deilephila porcellus
Lepiforum: Deilephila porcellus


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