Appendix A: (Sphingidae / Sphinginae)
69.0052 [B&F: 1975a] Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica) (Fabricius, 1775)


Recorded infrequently through accidental importation from North America, recorded for the first time in Britain as a live adult in the docks at Aberdeen in 1983, with no further records to date. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 87-150 mm. Larva feeds on Summer Jasmine, Vervain and Forget-me-not; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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