Elephant Hawk Moth

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Apotomis sauciana

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42 records (62+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
25 Jun 2018 Mow Cop SJ8557 Adult 1
25 Jun 2018 Mow Cop SJ8657 Adult 1
25 Jun 2018 Mow Cop SJ8658 Adult 1
12 May 2018 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Larval 1 SJ995992, larva on bilberry. Photographed. Parasitic wasp emerged from spinning
25 Jul 2014 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 2
11 Jul 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 1
08 Aug 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 2
21 Jul 2012 Errwood Hall SK0074 Adult 7 photo available
08 Aug 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 1
09 Jul 2010 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined by S H Hind from photo
20 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det SF, photo in annual report
20 Jul 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
02 Aug 2003 Shining Tor SJ9973 Adult 1
02 Aug 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 2
16 Aug 2002 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 1
11 Jul 1999 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1
28 Jul 1998 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1
20 Jul 1995 Wincle SJ9666 Adult 1
06 Aug 1994 Forest Chapel SJ9772 Adult 1
30 Jul 1994 Todd Brook Valley SJ9874 Adult 1+ a few present
30 Jul 1994 Todd Brook Valley SJ9974 Adult 1+ a few present
25 Aug 1991 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 3 incl. pair in cop.
21 Jul 1991 Crowden SK0699 Adult 3
30 May 1988 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Larval spinning 1+ SJ528554, imago emerged 22/6/1988 larva off bilberry
15 Aug 1954 Crowden SK0699 Adult 4 grid reference not provided
01 Aug 1953 Taxal SK0079 Adult 4 grid reference not provided
1953 Peckforton Hills SJ5256 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ county status: Fairly common among Vaccinium myrtillus on east Cheshire moors and mosses. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown, occasionally early July, Michaelis (1953)
10 Jul 1951 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1951 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1 bilberry, emerged 1/7/1948, grid reference not provided. Michaelis (1954), specimen in the LCES coll. at Liverpool Museum
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ occasional, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Disley SJ9784 Adult 1+ Common on moorlands from Disley to Macclesfield, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1945 Raby SJ3078 Larval 1+ grid reference not provided. Creaser (1994)
01 Jul 1936 Morley SJ8182 Adult 2 scarce, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949), occasionally early July, Michaelis (1953)
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
16 Aug 1914 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 fairly common. grid reference unknown. County status: local but common on the moors. Mansbridge (1940)
25 Jul 1908 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.


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Updated: 12th June 2019