Appendix A: (Sphingidae / Sphinginae)
69.0051 [B&F: 1974] Five-spotted Hawk-moth (Manduca quinquemaculatus) (Haworth, 1803)


Recorded infrequently in the 19th Century through accidental importation in produce from North America. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 110-130 mm. Resembles Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli, but with large yellow spots on side of abdomen and more boldly marked hindwing. Larva feeds on Tomato, Potato and Tobacco; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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