Elephant Hawk Moth

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Syngrapha interrogationis Scarce Silver Y

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23 records (39+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
16 Sep 2015 Stockport Road West, Bredbury SJ913912 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot from photo
20 Aug 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 3 2 traps
08 Aug 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 1 3 traps at SE098008 (2) & SE098009, along wooded ride
03 Aug 2015 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1
02 Aug 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 7 2 traps
02 May 2014 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SK0799 Larval 4 off heather in quarry above wood SK071999
12 Mar 2014 Withinleach Moor SJ9974 Larval 1
19 May 2013 Matley SJ9896 Larval 2 off heather in quarry SJ988966
02 May 2013 Longdendale SK0398 Larval 2 off heather
29 Jul 2006 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1+ confirmed via Barry Shaw. Geoff also saw the interrogationis from Arnfield reservoir in 2001
24 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
23 Jul 2006 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1 recorded at the site previously
21 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
29 Jul 2005 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1 noted in annual report
15 Aug 2004 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 noted in annual report
23 Aug 2001 Holybank Quarry, Tintwistle SK027976 Adult 1 dusk to 00.15
20 Jul 2001 Arnfield Reservoir, Peninsula area SK012975 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot
07 Aug 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 LCES 121:128. details confirmed via David Poynton and email.
31 Jul 1992 Crowden SK0799 Adult 1 SK070996
1961 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ Most likely the Mellor record from 1990 by I F Smith in VC57, not Cheshire
1890 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 4 undated, Ellis (1890)
24 Aug 1844 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1+ Ellis List Zoologist, Vol 11., p734, grid reference unknown
1800 SJ78 SJ78 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_22235, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019