Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Eriogaster lanestris Small Eggar

All records

22 records (22+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1995 Tilston SJ4450 Larval web 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 comments by Rutherford January 1996
1992 SJ54 SJ54 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006
1991 Marbury Mere SJ6576 Larval web 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 larval web found at Marbury Meres in 1991 - also referred to in Rutherford, C I, 1994, Macro-Moths in Cheshire 1961 to 1993. 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 Tranmere SJ3086 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - bred from this site
1903 Delamere SJ5273 Larval 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry larvae fairly common
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - not so common as in former years.
1903 Parkgate SJ2678 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - bred from this site
1903 Chester SJ3666 Larval 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - larvae occasionally abundant on south side
1903 Prenton SJ2886 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - bred from this site
1903 Lache SJ3864 Larval 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - only seen nests of larvae on south of Chester as far as Lache Eye
1903 Thingwall SJ2684 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - not so common as in former years.
1901 Hoole SJ4266 Adult 1+ Whitchurch Road, Chester, Smith (1948)
1900 Burleydam SJ603424 Larval 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry
1899 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1 CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 states that I took a variety in Feb 1899 at night off hawthorn twig at Wallasey now in Mr Capper's collection
1885 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry from the Walker List also Day G.O., 1903, A List of Lepidoptera Found in the Counties of Cheshire, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Carnarvonshire and Anglesea
1885 Upton SJ2688 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry from Walker List - also in Day G.O., 1903, A List of Lepidoptera Found in the Counties of Cheshire, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Carnarvonshire and Anglesea
1885 West Kirby SJ2086 Not recorded 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL MARCH 2006 undated entry - near West Kirby also in Day G.O., 1903, A List of Lepidoptera Found in the Counties of Cheshire, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Carnarvonshire and Anglesea
1854 Upton SJ2688 Larval 1+ undated. upton and elsewhere. generally distributed. larvae
1800 SJ47 SJ47 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_11070, date pre 1941
1800 SJ77 SJ77 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_21680, date pre 1941
1800 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13271, pre 1941


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018