Animalia > Arthropoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Laothoe > Laothoe populi

Laothoe populi (Poplar Hawk-moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

Laothoe populi (poplar hawk-moth) is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found throughout the Palearctic region and the Near East and is one of the most common members of the family in the region.
View Wikipedia Record: Laothoe populi


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Canalone del Tripodo 4757 Italy  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
East Caithness Cliffs 1094 Scotland, United Kingdom
Epping Forest 3966 England, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Glen Tanar 10329 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Kinloch and Kyleakin Hills 13015 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Monti Nebrodi 173651 Italy  
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Onich to North Ballachulish Woods 1530 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
West Midlands Mosses 455 England, United Kingdom  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[2]
Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar)[1]
Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[1]
Populus tremula (European aspen)[1]
Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry laurel)[2]
Salix aurita (eared willow)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[2]
Salix fragilis (crack willow)[1]
Salix myrsinifolia (European willow)[1]
Salix sinopurpurea (purpleosier willow)[1]
Viburnum rigidum (laurustinus)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acalyptus carpini4
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)6
Acronicta leporina (miller)6
Acronicta megacephala (Poplar Grey)5
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)4
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)4
Agonopterix conterminella4
Amphipyra pyramidea4
Anaplectoides prasina (green arches)4
Apatura iris (Purple Emperor Butterfly)5
Bactericera curvatinervis4
Brachylomia viminalis (Minor Shoulder-knot)5
Cabera exanthemata (Common Wave Moth)4
Cacopsylla brunneipennis4
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)4
Cerura vinula (Puss Moth)9
Clostera anachoreta (Scarce Chocolate-tip)8
Clostera curtula (Chocolate-tip)8
Clostera pigra (Small Chocolate-tip)8
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)5
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)4
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)4
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)5
Cryptorhynchus lapathi6
Dorytomus melanophthalmus4
Dorytomus taeniatus4
Earias clorana (Cream-bordered Green Pea)4
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)6
Furcula bifida5
Furcula furcula (Sallow Kitten)7
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)5
Ipimorpha retusa4
Iteomyia major4
Kybos butleri4
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)4
Leucoma salicis (White Satin Moth)4
Lithophane hepatica4
Lomaspilis marginata (Clouded Border Moth)5
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)4
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)4
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)7
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)4
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)4
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)7
Pheosia tremula (Swallow Prominent)5
Phyllonorycter salicicolella4
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)7
Pterostoma palpina5
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)6
Rabdophaga salicis4
Rheumaptera undulata6
Saperda carcharias4
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)5
Scoliopteryx libatrix (herald moth)5
Sesia bembeciformis (Lunar Hornet Moth)5
Smerinthus ocellata9
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)4
Synanthedon flaviventris4
Synanthedon formicaeformis4




Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access