A very scarce visitor to the British Isles, with only two records - one attracted to light in East Sussex in May 1985 and a second found in the docks of East London in July 1995.
The caterpillar has not been found in Britain.
Adults could be seen in the UK between May and July.
Size and Family
- Family: Hawk-moths (Sphingidae)
- Size: Medium, 37-42mm wingspan
Particular Caterpillar Food Plants
Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) as well as willowherb (Epilobium)