Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epiblema turbidana

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15 records (24+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Jun 2018 Gawsworth SJ9168 Adult 2 on butterbur, canal towpath SJ916869
23 Jun 2015 Bosley Reservoir SJ9265 Adult 2 SJ928658 flying by Butterbur on farm track bank
28 May 2002 Etherow Country Park, Compstall SJ9690 Adult 1 specimen dissected by Steve Hind and the plate identified by Steve Palmer. New for SJ99
17 Jun 1997 Goyt Valley, Disley SJ9885 Adult 1+ few amongst butterbur in evening sunshine
16 Jun 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1+ several amongst butterbur in evening sunshine
1955 Castle Mill SJ7984 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. county status: common among Tussilago petasites in many parts. Michaelis (1955)
28 Jun 1950 Gatley Carrs SJ8388 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
26 Jun 1950 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 8 Flies low among Butterbur just before dusk, 26 Jun - 04 Jul 1950. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 North Rode SJ8966 Not recorded 1+ New Cheshire record. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Marple SJ9689 Not recorded 1+ Flies low among Butterbur just before dusk, 26 Jun - 04 Jul 1950. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Disley SJ9885 Not recorded 1+ Flies low among Butterbur just before dusk, 26 Jun - 04 Jul 1950. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Whaley Bridge SK0080 Adult 1+ June 1950/51, secretive, flies dusk, grid reference unknown
1949 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
27 Jul 1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 date followed by question mark in publication. Boyd (1951)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ County Status: Local and uncommon. Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019