Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Helicoverpa armigera Scarce Bordered Straw

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97 records (130+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
16 Oct 2017 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
04 Sep 2017 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
02 Sep 2017 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Aug 2017 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
16 Sep 2007 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 @ SJ409655 L&CES Journal Vol.130:120
05 Sep 2007 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 @ SJ409655 L&CES Journal Vol.130:120
28 Oct 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
28 Oct 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Not recorded 1
25 Oct 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw-photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
15 Oct 2006 The Woodlands, Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw - photo seen and retained by shane farrell
15 Oct 2006 Ashworth Close Bowdon SJ760865 Adult 1
30 Sep 2006 16 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
30 Sep 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
27 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
27 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Not recorded 1
27 Sep 2006 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw
27 Sep 2006 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
26 Sep 2006 Rope Lane, Rope, Crewe SJ692531 Adult 1
26 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
26 Sep 2006 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw**
25 Sep 2006 Ashworth Close Bowdon SJ760865 Adult 1
24 Sep 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw
24 Sep 2006 Thornfield Newton, Sound, Nantwich SJ625479 Adult 1
23 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
23 Sep 2006 16 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 2
23 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
23 Sep 2006 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SK0799 Adult 1 in quarry SK070998
21 Sep 2006 Keswick Avenue, Gatley, Cheshire SJ848875 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw
21 Sep 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
17 Sep 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw-photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
17 Sep 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
16 Sep 2006 The Homestead, Grappenhall SJ677840 Adult 10 Scarce Bordered Straw
16 Sep 2006 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 LCES 130:120
15 Sep 2006 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw-original photo held by shane farrell
14 Sep 2006 Pensby SJ273838 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 29 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
14 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
13 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
13 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
13 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Not recorded 1
12 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
12 Sep 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw
12 Sep 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
10 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
08 Sep 2006 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw
07 Sep 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 scarce bordered straw-photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
07 Sep 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 Scarce Bordered Straw
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+
04 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2
03 Sep 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
03 Sep 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Not recorded 1
02 Sep 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Sep 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
01 Sep 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
01 Sep 2006 29 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
28 Aug 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
27 Aug 2006 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 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 Lynwode House, 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 Lynwode House, 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 Scarce Bordered Straw
26 Jul 2006 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1+
30 May 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
2006 Chester SJ407650 Adult 1+ heliothis armigera-Scarce Bordered Straw-
2006 Backford Cross CH66 2EX SJ386735 Adult 1 photo held by shane farrell
02 Nov 2005 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 photo available
01 Dec 2004 Morrison Store, Bredbury, Stockport SJ923917 Larval 1+ single, well grown, larva found inside a lettuce bought a few days before at the local supermarket (Morrisons). will hopefully rear through. photos taken.
01 Oct 2003 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Not recorded 1 Photo available
19 Aug 2003 1 Clive Cottage, ALLOSTOCK SJ745712 Adult 1
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 Frodsham SJ522778 Adult 1 referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
10 Sep 1996 Hilbre Island SJ1888 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 .
08 Sep 1988 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
1988 SJ88 SJ88 Not recorded 1+
1987 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1981 SJ57 SJ57 Not recorded 1+ 2400 Scarce Bordered Straw x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1970 Staley Brushes SJ99 Not recorded 1+ the publications from which the records were extracted are not known now but were relied on at the time. data was also extracted from local museums and libraries.
09 Sep 1901 Chester SJ3666 Adult 1 281Helicoverpa armigera
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, seven reared, emerging 17-25.7.1896
1890 Stalybridge SJ9598 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - Ellis List281Helicoverpa armigeraScarce Bordered Straw
1857 Bromborough Pool SJ3484 Not recorded 1 Walker List - one found in the salt marsh near the mouth of the pool281Helicoverpa armigeraScarce Bordered Straw


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018