Convolvulus Hawk Moths in UK

PMANN5555 pmann5555 at aol.comSyphon
Mon Sep 27 11:27:49 EDT 1999

In article <000d01befe92$00f3a380$a58efea9 at nwes>,
dylansteven at (Dylan Lloyd) writes:

>Subject:	Re: Convolvulus Hawk Moths in UK
>From:	dylansteven at (Dylan Lloyd)
>Date:	14 Sep 1999 02:25:14 -0700
>In addition to this one I would like to report a capture on 10.9.99 in North
>Wales using a MV light trap.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: robhoward <robhoward at>
>To: <leps-l at>
>Sent: Monday, September 13, 1999 9:29 AM
>Subject: Re: Convolvulus Hawk Moths in UK
>> Convolvulus Hawk-moths taken at mercury vapour light in my garden trap
>> overlooking the sea on the Lizard in Cornwall on the 11th and 12th.
>> Robin Howard
>> Walter Schön wrote in message <7red77$olu$1 at>...
>> >Hello,
>> >
>> >I had a Convolvulus Hawk-moth last Thursday at  evening primerose
>> (Oenothera
>> >biennis) in my garden !
>> >
>> >Walter Schoen
>> >

My first posting to the group!
A friend was brought one for identification on 22/9, which
had been found in a private garage in Stamford, Lincs.
Our local entomolgist recorder took photograhs and logged
it for the Natural History Society's records.

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