|Poplar Hawkmoth Laothoe populi
|Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk,
May 2009 The Poplar Hawkmoth is probably the most common and widespread hawkmoth in the British Isles.
The caterpillar feeds on Poplars, including aspen, willows and sallows. The adult flies between May and early August while the larva can be seen between June and September. The pupa overwinters underground near the larval plants.
|There is a page on this species at UK Moths.
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