Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Coleophora paripennella

All records

54 records (66+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
11 May 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8462 Larval 1 on black knapweed
07 May 2017 Chester Zoo SJ4070 Larval 2 on black knapweed
02 May 2017 Biddulph Valley Way, Congleton SJ8763 Larval 1 on black knapweed
02 May 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Larval 1 on black knapweed on Biddulph Valley Way
23 May 2016 Dane Valley, Byley SJ6868 Larval 2 on black knapweed, canal towpath SJ687680
23 Jun 2015 Bosley Reservoir SJ9265 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
25 May 2015 Greasley Hollow SJ9466 Larval 1
04 May 2015 Congleton SJ8664 Larval 1+
16 May 2011 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 accepted CMP
28 May 2006 Painswick Park SJ8186 Larval 1
28 Apr 2006 Jackson's Brickwork's, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ 17 cases at 'Runway'
09 Oct 2005 Pulford SJ368596 Larval 1+
01 Jul 2005 Jackson's Brickwork's, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 2 gen det 2 males
08 May 2005 Anderton Nature Park SJ6475 Larval 1+
02 May 2005 Anderton Nature Park SJ6475 Larval 1+ Larval cases
15 May 2004 Oakhanger Moss SJ7655 Larval 1+
02 May 2004 Salt line, Alsager SJ7856 Larval 1+
02 May 2004 Salt Line, Day Green SJ7857 Larval 1+
24 Apr 2004 Brink Quarry SJ9573 Larval 1+
23 Apr 2004 Jackson's Brickwork's, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
31 Aug 2003 Tiverton SJ5560 Larval 1+
29 May 2003 Goyt Meadows SJ9984 Larval 1+ on Black Knapweed
28 May 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ9584 Larval 1+
29 Sep 2002 Crimes Brook, Tattenhall SJ5160 Larval 1+ on Creeping Thistle
25 May 2002 Middlewood SJ9485 Larval 1+
21 May 2002 Bradshaw Hall, Cheadle Hulme SJ8685 Larval 1+
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9070 Larval 1+
13 Oct 2001 Davenham SJ6470 Larval 1+
13 Oct 2001 Weaver Valley, Davenham SJ6471 Larval 1+
13 Oct 2001 Weaver Valley, Davenham SJ6471 Larval 1+ on creeping thistle
13 Oct 2001 Davenham SJ6470 Larval 1+
05 Jun 2001 Thurstaston SJ2383 Pupal 1+ on Centaurea nigra
27 May 2001 Witton Lime Beds SJ661753 Larval 1+
25 May 2001 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ at the Lake Point
22 May 2001 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+
13 May 2001 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Adult 1+ few
09 May 2001 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
2001 Marbury No 1 tank SJ659753 Case 1+
07 May 2000 London Road, Prestbury, A523 SJ9078 Larval 10 on Centaurea nigra
07 May 2000 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ larval feeding holes on Black Knapweed
27 May 1999 Inner Marsh Farm, Burton SJ306735 Larval 1+
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Larval 1+ cases on Centaurea nigra
04 May 1999 Cheadle Hulme SJ866853 Larval 1+
29 Apr 1999 Oldcastle Mill SJ469447 Larval 1+
29 Apr 1999 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Larval 1+ cases scarce on Centurea nigra
24 Apr 1999 Lady Brook Valley, Bramhall SJ9085 Larval 1+ a few cases on Centurea nigra
04 Apr 1999 Thurstaston SJ2383 Larval 1+ case on Centaurea nigra
24 Jun 1992 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Adult 1
28 Apr 1990 Wirral Way, Caldy, Wirral SJ233850 Case 1
1990 Caldy SJ2285 Larval 1 on Centaurea nigra, grid reference unknown.
1963 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ on roadside near Oxhey
1955 Alderley Edge SJ8478 Not recorded 1+ occasional, date and grid reference unknown.
1955 Morley SJ8182 Larval 1+ occasional, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955), larval cases fairly common on paths near Morley, Michaelis (1953)
1950 Cheshire Unknown Larval 1+ Larval cases can be found in Cheshire an many places where its food plant, Centaurea nigra, grows.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018