Lime hawk-moth

Hawk-moth from Dr RV Solly’s collection. He found it in the ground as a pupa in 1916. Later in 1916 it emerged as an adult.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Solly, Dr Reginald (from the collection of)
Common Name
lime hawk-moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Modern (1900-)

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SPHINGIDAE: Mimas tiliae (Linnaeus,1758): lime hawk-moth