Elephant Hawk Moth

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Helicoverpa armigera Scarce Bordered Straw

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93 records (127+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
05 Oct 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 Photo on Forum
16 Oct 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
04 Sep 2017 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
02 Sep 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Aug 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
22 Aug 2017 Church Way, Wybunbury SJ694497 Adult 1 confirmed A. Green and S H Hind from photo
16 Sep 2007 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ409655, L&CES Journal Vol.130:120, noted in annual report
05 Sep 2007 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ409655, L&CES Journal Vol.130:120, noted in annual report
28 Oct 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
25 Oct 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
15 Oct 2006 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1
15 Oct 2006 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 photo seen and retained by shane farrell
30 Sep 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
30 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
27 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
27 Sep 2006 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
26 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
26 Sep 2006 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
26 Sep 2006 Rope Lane, Rope, Crewe SJ692531 Adult 1
25 Sep 2006 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1
24 Sep 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
24 Sep 2006 Thornfield Newton, Sound, Nantwich SJ625479 Adult 1
23 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
23 Sep 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 2
23 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
23 Sep 2006 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SK0799 Adult 1 in quarry SK070998
21 Sep 2006 Keswick Avenue, Gatley SJ848875 Adult 1
21 Sep 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
17 Sep 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
17 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
16 Sep 2006 The Homestead, Grappenhall SJ677840 Adult 10
16 Sep 2006 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 LCES 130:120
15 Sep 2006 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1 original photo held by shane farrell
14 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Pensby SJ273838 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
13 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
13 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
12 Sep 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
12 Sep 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
12 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
10 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
08 Sep 2006 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1
07 Sep 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
07 Sep 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
06 Sep 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
05 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 3
05 Sep 2006 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1+
05 Sep 2006 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 grid references provided SJ407650 & SJ409655, LCES 130:120
04 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2
03 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
03 Sep 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Sep 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
02 Sep 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
01 Sep 2006 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
28 Aug 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
27 Aug 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
27 Aug 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 darker than yesterdays specimen
26 Aug 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
25 Aug 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
23 Aug 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
20 Aug 2006 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1+
15 Aug 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Aug 2006 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1+
02 Aug 2006 Pensby SJ273838 Adult 1
28 Jul 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
26 Jul 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
30 May 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
2006 Backford Cross CH66 2EX SJ386735 Adult 1 photo held by shane farrell
02 Nov 2005 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available, noted in annual report
01 Dec 2004 Bredbury SJ9291 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ923917 Morrison Store, single, well grown, larva found inside a lettuce bought a few days before at the local supermarket (Morrisons). will hopefully rear through. photos taken. noted in annual report
01 Oct 2003 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Photo available, noted in annual report
19 Aug 2003 Allostock SJ745712 Adult 1 noted in 2004 annual report
2002 Heswall SJ2681 Larval 1 undated, on occasions in bunches of carnations purchased from Tesco's. LCES 124:50
05 Oct 2000 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
26 Sep 1996 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1 referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
10 Sep 1996 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1 specimen in G. Broad's collection
1996 SJ36 SJ36 Not recorded 1+ referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
20 Sep 1988 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
10 Sep 1988 Laneside Drive, Bramhall SJ902862 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot
08 Sep 1988 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
1988 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 ex tomato from M&S, grid reference unknown
17 Sep 1987 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 first county record since 1901
09 Sep 1901 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 Day (1903)
1897 Chester SJ4066 Larval 1+ grid reference unknown. from Canary Island tomatoes, only two reared. Larvae found yearly in tomatoes
24 Sep 1896 Chester SJ4066 Larval 1 Imported with Lisbon tomatoes
04 Jun 1896 Chester SJ4066 Larval 20 among Valencia tomatoes, reared seven moths which emerged 17-25/7/1896.
1893 Chester SJ4065 Larval 2 Heliothis armigera. Imported from Spain on Valencia tomatoes, June 1893, emerged 9/7, 19/7/1893. Grid ref not provided. Entom. 27:138
1890 Stalybridge SJ9598 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1857 Bromborough SJ3583 Not recorded 1 one found in the salt marsh near the mouth of Bromborough Pool, Walker (1885), grid reference unknown


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Updated: 12th June 2019