Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Ypsolopha vittella

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22 records (25+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
06 Aug 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
13 Sep 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
27 Jul 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Visitor Centre) SJ914746 Adult 1
12 Apr 1997 Bruera SJ4360 Larval 1+ on elm
12 Apr 1997 Hatton, Chester SJ4660 Larval 1+ off elm, emerged 4.6.1997
12 Aug 1987 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection.
08 Jul 1976 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. LCES 101-103:21
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Harpers Bank Wood
01 Sep 1961 Bramhall SJ8984 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Taylor (1966)
13 Jul 1956 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
12 Jul 1956 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
10 Jul 1956 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1954 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Larval 1 emerged July 1954, grid reference unknown. Bollin Valley, Michaelis (1955)
11 Jul 1953 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
21 Sep 1952 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
26 Jul 1952 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Boyd (1951)
1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Boyd (1951)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ generally distributed and common on elm, Mansbridge (1940)
13 Aug 1937 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. not common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019