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Death's-head Hawk-moth
Acherontia atropos

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1973 / 69.005

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (19%) of 37 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 2016.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2016129TL48 - Manea/Mepal
2003+29TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
2003+29TL46 - Cottenham/Cambridge
1987+29TL58 - Ely/Littleport
1973+29TL49 - March
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Forewing: 52-60mm.
Flight: Aug-Oct. (pos May-Nov)
Foodplant:   Potato, Deadly Nightshade
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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