Death's Head Hawkmoth

Acherontia atropos Linnaeus 1758

Status

Description

Habitat Requirements

Larval Foodplants

Observations

*The information provided in the tables below is based on verified sightings of the Death's Head Hawkmoth submitted via this website since 1st January 2021.

First and Last Sightings

Year First Last/latest # Days
2021 21/11/2021 21/11/2021 0 days

Number of Observations

Year Number of observations
2023 0
2022 0
2021 1
Grand Total 1

Distribution Map

Distribution maps for this species are currently unavailable.

Flight Times for the Death's Head Hawkmoth (2023)

The chart below shows flight data by month for 2023 submitted online since 1st January 2023 to 31st January 2023.

Flight Times for the Death's Head Hawkmoth (All Data)

The chart below shows flight data by month based on all data submitted online since 1st January 2019 to 31st January 2023.

Taxonomy

  • Vernacular/Common Name: Death's Head Hawkmoth
  • Family: Sphingidae ()
  • Sub-family: Sphinginae ()
  • Genus: Acherontia ()
  • Species: atropos Linnaeus 1758

References

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