4 Moth


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4 Moth
BJSM4 - 060101
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SPECIES Deilephlia elpenor, Hemaris radians, Hemaris ducalis, Sphecodina caudata 

ORIGIN  Europe

FRAME   20x20xD5cm Made from recycled products.

DESCRIPTION   Deilephlia elpenor AKA Elephant hawk moth is a moth in the family Sphingidae. The name of this moth is derived from the caterpillar's similarity to an elephant's trunk.

The adults are a pretty coloured pink and green with a hint of gold. They fly from May to July in Europe and feed on flowers such as honeysuckle (Lonicera) for nectar. they are mainly fond in wooded grasslands gardens and parks. Wingspan 45-60 mm.

Hemaris ducalis AKA  the Pamir bee hawkmoth from the family Sphingidae. Pretty green and burnt orange colours. 

Hemairis radians small bee like moth from the family Sphingidae.

Sphecodina caudata small moth with brown forewings and yellow hindwings ( rarely stocked )

These species were hand reared. Limited stock - rarely available.

Please note some have missing antenna - as a natural item some imperfections may be present. 

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