Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Eriogaster lanestris Small Eggar

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20 records (20+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1995 Castletown SJ4450 Larval web 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 comments by Rutherford January 1996
1991 Marbury SJ5645 Larval 1+ larval web found at Bank Farm, Marbury Meres in the South-west in 1991, Rutherford(1994). The larval nest was taken to RR and when the adults hatched in Feb 1992 the record was confirmed to CIR
1943 Farndon SJ4154 Larval 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Parkgate SJ2778 Not recorded 1+ undated - bred from this site. Day (1903), grid reference unknown
1903 Thingwall SJ2784 Not recorded 1+ undated - not so common as in former years. Day (1903), grid reference unknown
1903 Prenton SJ2985 Not recorded 1+ undated - bred from this site. Day (1903)
1903 Tranmere SJ3287 Not recorded 1+ undated - bred from this site. Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Larval 1+ undated - larvae occasionally abundant on south side. Day (1903)
1903 Lache SJ3963 Larval 1+ undated - only seen nests of larvae on south of Chester as far as Lache Eye. Day (1903)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1+ undated, larvae fairly common. Day (1903)
1901 Hoole SJ4266 Adult 1+ Whitchurch Road, Chester, Smith (1948)
1900 Burleydam SJ6040 Larval 1+ undated. Day (1903)
1899 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 a variety taken at night off hawthorn twig now in Mr Capper's collection. not so common as in former years. Day (1903)
1888 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1 Site Leasowe in Mr W. C. Sharp's collection of Coleoptera - specimen in Grosvenor Museum, confirmed M Bellingham 2015 but are the site details correct ?
1885 West Kirby SJ2185 Not recorded 1+ undated - near West Kirby, Walker (1885), Day (1903), grid reference unknown.
1885 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885), Day (1903)
1854 Upton, Birkenhead SJ2788 Larval 1+ undated. Upton at Birkenhead and elsewhere. generally distributed. Larvae. Byerley (1854), Walker (1885), Day (1903), CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG MOTH PANEL MARCH 2006
1800 SJ47 SJ47 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_11070, date pre 1941
1800 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13271, pre 1941
1800 SJ77 SJ77 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_21680, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019