Elephant Hawk Moth

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Celaena haworthii Haworth's Minor

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77 records (117+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Sep 2018 The Street, Goyt Valley SK001761 Adult 2 Traps run along footpath running beside road plus searching with torches after dark.
06 Sep 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
23 Aug 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
12 Aug 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 Photograph taken. 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
04 Sep 2013 Black Hill SE0704 Adult 10
04 Sep 2013 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 14
04 Sep 2013 Holme Moss SE0904 Adult 1
26 Aug 2013 Withinleach Moor SJ9976 Adult 2
22 Sep 2012 Cat & Fiddle SJ9972 Adult 1 SJ998722 on Ragwort, determined Melissa Banthorpe from photo, emailed to Paul Hill
22 Sep 2012 Shining Tor SJ9973 Adult 1 SJ997734 on Black Knapweed, determined Melissa Banthorpe from photo, emailed to Paul Hill
05 Sep 2004 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 5 noted in annual report
08 Sep 2003 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 3 grid reference provided SK00547140, site 106, 2004/087, noted in annual report
07 Sep 2003 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 1 grid reference provided SK00507133, site 104, 2004/087, noted in annual report
28 Jul 2003 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 1 grid reference provided SK00427134, site 103, 2004/087, noted in annual report
07 Sep 2001 Goytsclough Quarry SK0173 Adult 1
27 Aug 2000 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ206881
08 Sep 1992 Wildboarclough SJ9871 Adult 1
29 Aug 1992 Bowstones SJ9781 Adult 1
12 Sep 1991 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
06 Sep 1991 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
05 Sep 1991 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record in 25 years at this site
02 Sep 1991 Westwood Road, Heald Green SJ849856 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
24 Sep 1990 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
22 Sep 1990 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
13 Sep 1990 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot
26 Aug 1990 The Street, Goyt Valley SK0076 Adult 1
16 Aug 1990 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
04 Sep 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
03 Sep 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
25 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
15 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
13 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
10 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
05 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
02 Aug 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
22 Jul 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
20 Jul 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
18 Jul 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
16 Jul 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
15 Jul 1989 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
01 Sep 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
31 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 5
27 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
26 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
25 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 4
24 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
20 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
11 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
10 Aug 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
1963 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Michaelis (1966)
1960 Wilmslow SJ834818 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1960 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16419
20 Aug 1957 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
11 Aug 1957 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
03 Aug 1957 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
31 Jul 1957 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 feeding on ragwort
18 Aug 1956 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 pages 28-30. BRC Ref: V05_16294, HLB Note Books 1952 - 1970
11 Sep 1954 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1 Whitegate Heath, grid reference not provided
31 Aug 1954 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1 Whitegate Heath, grid reference not provided
29 Aug 1954 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1 Whitegate Heath, grid reference not provided
1950 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1946 Wilmslow SJ8280 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_27866, Wilmslow in SJ88
1945 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1936 Alderley Edge SJ8478 Adult 1 nr Alderley Edge. Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1929 Wilmslow SJ8280 Adult 1 uncommon. Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1929 The Street, Goyt Valley SK0076 Adult 1 Goyt Valley, Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1908 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 Delamere, common, Recorder Dr Edwards, Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981). BRC Ref: V05_13202, pre 1941
1903 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Not recorded 1+ Delamere, grid reference not provided, undated, Day (1903)
1903 Whitegate SJ6269 Not recorded 1+ Whitegate Heath, undated, Day (1903)
1903 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Carrington Moss SJ7390 Not recorded 1+ undated, now scarce, Day (1903)
1900 Carrington Moss SJ7390 Adult 1 near Warrington, site and grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1894 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1+ a good number flying over the heather on the moss, most freely about an hour before dusk. Day (1903)
1891 Hartford SJ6271 Pupal 1 Celaena haworthii. Grid reference not provided. Ent Rec 2:180
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
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