Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Aphelia viburnana Bilberry Tortrix

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66 records (152+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 May 2017 Taxal Moor SJ9979 Adult 1 SJ999799. Found on bilberries 25/03/2017
30 Jul 2016 Carrbrook, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1
18 Jul 2016 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1 SJ834812
06 Jul 2016 Carrbrook, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1
12 Jul 2015 Billinge Quarry SJ9577 Adult 1
25 Jul 2014 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 2
11 Jul 2014 Ironbower, Longdendale VC58 SK1199 Adult 1
20 Jun 2014 Withens Brook SE0901 Adult 4
20 Jun 2014 Heyden Moor SE0902 Adult 2
18 Jun 2014 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 5
18 Jun 2014 Bosley Cloud SJ8963 Adult 1
25 Jun 2013 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Adult 30
21 Jul 2012 Goyt Valley SK0074 Adult 1
12 Jul 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 4
21 Jun 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9983 Adult 2
21 Jun 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 2
10 Jun 2007 Cock-Knoll SJ9782 Adult 2
10 Jun 2007 Whaley Moor SJ9881 Adult 1
10 Jun 2007 Whaley Moor SJ9882 Adult 3
19 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det SF
15 Jul 2006 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 3
09 Jul 2005 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 1 gen det male SF
07 Jul 2003 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 16
24 Jun 2000 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1
18 Jun 2000 Ellibancke Farm, Newtown, Derbyshire SJ9984 Adult 3 amongst bilberry
17 Jun 2000 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Adult 1+
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Adult 1+ in spun Genista tinctoria & Potentilla erecta, emerged 5.6.1999+
08 Jul 1997 Pot Bank, Astbury SJ8759 Adult 1+ few
08 Jul 1997 Cheshire's Close SJ8658 Adult 1+ few
18 Jul 1996 Goyt Valley VC58 SK0173 Adult 1+
18 Jul 1996 Windgather Rocks SJ9978 Adult 1+ in the quarry near this site
18 Jul 1996 Stake Side , Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 1+ few
17 Jul 1996 Bosley Cloud SJ8963 Not recorded 2
17 Jul 1996 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Not recorded 1+ few
11 Jul 1996 Brockholes Wood Reserve SE0700 Not recorded 1+ a few
08 Jul 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Not recorded 1
08 Jul 1995 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Not recorded 5
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Not recorded 10 10+
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Not recorded 1
03 Jul 1994 The Scaurs SJ9971 Adult 1
29 Jun 1993 Midfield, Kettleshulme SJ9779 Adult 1+ few
29 Jun 1992 Bowstones SJ9781 Adult 1+ several
17 Jun 1992 The Tors SJ9974 Adult 1
17 Jun 1992 Shining Tor SJ9973 Adult 2
09 Jun 1992 Longside Reservoir SJ9982 Adult 1
21 Jul 1991 Crowden SK0699 Adult 3
30 Jun 1991 Tintwistle Low Moor SK0298 Adult 3
30 Jun 1991 Tintwistle SK0398 Adult 1
27 Jun 1990 Hobson Moor SJ9997 Adult 3
1988 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1975 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
10 Jun 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
09 Jun 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
02 May 1954 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Larval 1+ with A Creaser, R G Warren, grid reference not provided
03 May 1953 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Larval 1+ emerged 9/6, 12/6, 16/6/1953, grid reference not provided
1951 Stretton Moss SJ6382 Not recorded 1+ undated
1948 Goyt Valley SK0173 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Disley SJ9784 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown.
11 May 1947 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Larval 1+ on bilberry, emerged 7/6, 8/6, 16/6, 22/6/1947
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: common on the mosses and moorlands
1920 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+
1889 Overleigh, Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided. Entom. 23:61-65
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Taken principally in the larva state, feeding upon Centaurea nigra. Very seldon taken flying


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018