paul.j.h.dunleavy's picture

Huge moths mating in the garden

Observed: 7th May 2011 By: paul.j.h.dunleavy
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Description:

~4cm wingspan, surprisingly in the middle of a hot day. They sat there for ~15 mins.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata) interacts

Comments

Douglas's picture

Nice find. Eyed-hawk

Nice find.

Eyed-hawk moths:
http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?bf=1980

Best wishes,

Douglas

paul.j.h.dunleavy's picture

Thank you

for the classification and the interesting link.