Elephant Hawk Moth

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Parapoynx stratiotata Ringed China-mark

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43 records (48+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
23 Jul 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 MV and Actinic
27 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 2 x Robinson 125W MV, 1 x Heath 15W Actinic (battery)
31 May 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
28 May 2017 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
26 May 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
06 Jun 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
13 Aug 2012 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
11 Aug 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 2
03 Aug 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
14 Jun 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 2
24 Jun 2010 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1 new to SJ98, photo available
28 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
10 Jun 2007 Manor Farm, Shotwick SJ340719 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ3404071947
21 Jul 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
24 Aug 2002 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
15 Jul 1998 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Adult 2 SJ74067071, PondLife, CH48, occasional
23 Jul 1997 Thornton Green SJ4573 Adult 1 Hob Lane, Dunham, SJ45827365, PondLife, CH80, rare
18 Jul 1997 Caughall SJ4170 Adult 2 SJ41957036, PondLife CH119 occasional
1997 Hartford SJ6572 Adult 2 Marshall's Arm, SJ65057206, PondLife, CH9, occasional
24 Jun 1983 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656
1979 Oakmere SJ5767 Adult 1 SJ575677, Anon at English Nature, England Field Union
04 Aug 1964 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Not recorded 1+ near West Kirby, Creaser (2006), grid reference unknown.
1964 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 Taylor (1966)
1954 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+
17 Jun 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Redesmere SJ8471 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
20 Aug 1947 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1 Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1+ Michaelis (1951)
1933 Macclesfield SJ9070 Adult 1+ grid reference & date unknown, reference L&CES Proc. 1931-33
1926 Bromborough SJ3481 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1903 Hale SJ7786 Adult 1+ undated, grid reference not given. Day (1903)
1889 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+ Paraponyx stratiotana. 'Many.' Grid ref not provided. Entom. 22:291-299, at electric light. Day (1903), Entom. 23:61-65
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Ness SJ3075 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Chester SJ4167 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Dunham Park SJ7387 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1885 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1885 Ness SJ3075 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1885 Chester SJ4167 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1854 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Not very common. Byerley (1854)
1854 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, site New Brighton. Not very common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019