Small Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus
Slightly smaller but even more brightly-coloured than its cousin the Elephant Hawk-moth (D. elpenor)
, it is however much rarer, but occurs widely in Britain. It prefers chalky districts and dry grassy localities, but is found in a range of habitats.
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
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