Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Gypsonoma aceriana

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49 records (132+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Jun 2018 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Larval 3 larval tubes, Gowy Meadows CWT
01 Jun 2018 Ince Park SJ4576 Larval 6 Ince Park (Area D) SJ458767. Larval tubes. New site
26 May 2018 Ellesmere Port SJ4076 Larval 1+ On poplar.
21 May 2018 Bollington SJ9478 Larval 1
19 May 2018 Neumann's Flashes SJ6675 Larval 2 on poplar
19 May 2018 Marston SJ6774 Larval 2 on poplar
20 Jul 2017 Barnsfold Road, Hawk Green SJ957872 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
17 Jun 2017 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 2 larval tubes
02 Jun 2016 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 2
28 May 2016 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 12
28 May 2016 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Larval 2
09 Jun 2015 Marthall SJ7976 Larval 1
07 Jun 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 1 Tube
07 Jun 2015 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Larval 8 Tubes
23 May 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 3 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
17 May 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 1
25 Jul 2014 Stanlow SJ4274 Larval 1
14 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Larval 1+ compartment L
18 May 2014 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Larval 33 frass piles, photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
18 May 2014 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Larval 11 frass piles
17 May 2014 Wimbolds Trafford (West) SJ4372 Larval 8 Gowy Meadows. photo of larval feeding signs & imago on rECOrd Moth Forum
20 Jun 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ feeding on Populus gileadensis + old workings
21 Aug 1987 Wigg Island, Astmoor Saltmarsh, Runcorn SJ529836 Adult 1
24 Aug 1984 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
11 Aug 1965 Bramhall SJ8984 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Taylor (1966)
1964 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1 Old Hall Wood
18 Aug 1962 Flaxmere SJ5572 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
16 Aug 1962 Bramhall SJ8984 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Taylor (1966)
1962 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
20 Jul 1954 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
16 Jul 1954 Meols SJ2290 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
1953 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 2 grid reference not provided. Emerged 10/7/1953
05 Jul 1952 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 2 grid reference not provided.
02 Jun 1952 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ on poplar, grid reference not provided
1952 Stockport SJ8989 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown
12 May 1951 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ on poplar, grid reference not provided, specimen in the LCES collection at Liverpool Museum dated 4/8/1951 is probably when one emerged
12 Jun 1950 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
28 May 1950 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1 on poplar, grid reference not provided
07 May 1950 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ grid reference unknown. May 1949/52. larvae common in shoots of Populus balsamifera. Michaelis (1954)
02 Jul 1949 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
26 Jun 1948 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
16 Aug 1947 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
28 Jul 1947 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1+ Michaelis (1954)
1940 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: local, sometimes common. Mansbridge (1940)
31 Jul 1909 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Egremont SJ3192 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1854 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, site New Brighton, common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019