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Acherontia atropos
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Photographed in the etymology room of Canna House by **** on the afternoon of 9/6/2011.
Canna House is on the Isle of Canna in the Scottish Inner Hebrides and is the home of John Lorne Campbell’s collection of Lepidoptera.
The Death’s Head Hawkmoth is very scarce in Scotland with only one or two sightings each year.