Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Coleophora pyrrhulipennella

All records

33 records (66+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
09 Jun 2017 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Adult 1
23 Apr 2017 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Larval 4 off heather
01 Apr 2016 Little Budworth Common SJ5965 Larval 1 tenanted case on heather
05 Dec 2015 Little Budworth Common SJ5965 Case 1 case on heather
27 Jun 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 determined from photo
28 May 2015 Lindow Common SJ8381 Case 1 larva case on heather
26 Apr 2015 Runcorn Hill SJ5081 Larval 3 off heather
22 Apr 2015 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Larval 2 one off heather and one attached to a cowberry stem
30 Mar 2014 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Larval 21 No other species swept from heather, both C juncicolella & Heath Rustic appear to be absent from the site
20 Apr 2013 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Larval 1 off heather
20 Apr 2013 Larkton Hill SJ5053 Larval 1 off heather
10 Apr 2013 Lindow Common SJ8380 Larval 1 off heather
21 Apr 2003 Brereton Heath SJ7965 Case 1
13 Apr 2002 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Larval 3
13 Apr 2002 Little Budworth Common SJ5866 Larval 1+ off Ling
07 Apr 2002 Caldy Hill SJ2285 Larval 1+ off heather
07 Apr 2002 Flaxmere SJ5572 Larval 1+
07 Apr 2002 Stapledon Wood, Caldy SJ2286 Larval 1+ off heather
21 Apr 2001 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Larval 1+
21 Apr 2001 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Larval 1+
16 Apr 2001 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+ 2 off heather
31 May 1999 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Larval 1 case swept from heather
15 May 1999 Sound Common SJ6248 Larval 1+ on Calluna
02 May 1999 Flaxmere SJ5572 Larval 1+ common on Calluna
09 Oct 1994 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Case 1+ Frequent
08 Oct 1994 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Larval 1+ several
13 Apr 1991 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Case 1+ several
24 Mar 1991 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Larval 5
1955 Thurstaston SJ2485 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
14 May 1951 Caldy SJ2285 Larval 1 No quantity recorded. on heather. Michaelis (1954)
1947 Lindow Common SJ8381 Not recorded 2 New Cheshire record. Site given as Wilmslow, Lindow being nearest known site, grid reference unknown
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Ellis (1890) says Common on heaths and mosses. Mansbridge (1940) says but it has not been taken since.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018