Lime hawkmoth emerging, Felmingham, Gordon Woolcock 1/3
Lime hawkmoth, Great Yarmouth, Derick Stolworthy 2/3
Lime hawkmoth caterpillar, NWT Ranworth Broad, Ray Jones 3/3

Lime Hawkmoth Mimas tiliae

The adult insect is quite beautiful and distinctive, it has a wingspan of between 70-80mm.

Conservation status

The lime hawkmoth is widespread and common within Norfolk and is currently not threatened.

Details

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The adult moth has no mouthparts and does not feed, however it can be attracted to light. See the links below to find out how to make a moth trap.

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