Another good night in the mv trap.
Common pug 2, light emerald 2, willow beauty 3, common wainscott 1, uncertain 1, rustic 1, common rustic 1, angle shades 1, marbled minor 1, privet hawk moth 1, elephant hawk moth 1, treble lines 1, light brocade 1, turnip moth 4, shuttle-shaped dart 1, garden carpet 1, heart and dart 1, white ermine 1, large nutmeg 1, rustic shoulder knot 1.
Elephant & Privet Hawk Moths
Elephant Hawk Moth. This is a male, because of the pointed tip to the abdomen, a female would have a more square ended tip. The English name of this moth is derived from the caterpillar's resemblance to an elephant's trunk. It is one of my favourites, what a cracker!
Privet Hawk Moth