Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Macroglossum stellatarum Linnaeus 1758

Status

Description

Habitat Requirements

Larval Foodplants

Observations

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

First and Last Sightings

Year First Last/latest # Days
2023 02/01/2023 30/01/2023 28 days
2022 31/01/2022 31/12/2022 334 days
2021 22/02/2021 14/11/2021 265 days

Number of Observations

Year Number of observations
2023 14
2022 271
2021 52
Grand Total 337

Distribution Map

Distribution maps for this species are currently unavailable.

Flight Times for the Hummingbird 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 Hummingbird 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: Hummingbird Hawkmoth
  • Family: Sphingidae ()
  • Sub-family: Macroglossinae ()
  • Genus: Macroglossum ()
  • Species: stellatarum Linnaeus 1758

References

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