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Lime hawk moth

Observed: 17th June 2012 By: RachRRachR’s reputation in InvertebratesRachR’s reputation in InvertebratesRachR’s reputation in Invertebrates

Found the cacoon under a large log, which I think was near some lime trees (Ben can you confirm?). I took it home and it hatched today into a spectacular lime hawk moth.
From what I have read the adults don't feed, so I am guessing they don't live that long. Does anyone know how long the adults live?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lime Hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae) interacts


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Lime trees

Hi Rachael, yes there are Common Lime nearby