Elephant Hawk Moth

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Papestra biren Glaucous Shears

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76 records (100+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
29 May 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 confirmed S W Holmes, S H Hind from photo
25 May 2018 Gee Cross SJ952934 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
24 May 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
26 May 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 4 SK000664 - 125w Robinson trap (2), SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap (2)
06 Jun 2016 Stiles Avenue, Marple SJ955892 Adult 1 Photograph taken. posted on Moth Forum
09 Jul 2015 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 2 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride
11 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 5 2 traps
18 Jun 2013 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 10 SJ946724 until 12:30am, numbers estimated
18 Jun 2013 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1
07 Jun 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 May 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
24 May 2012 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1 photo available
06 May 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
03 May 2011 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
26 Apr 2011 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, confirmed S H Hind
22 Apr 2011 Stiles Avenue, Marple SJ955892 Adult 1 confirmed by Steve Hind from photo
2011 Lismore Road, Dukinfield SJ946973 Adult 2 confirmed S H Hind
22 May 2010 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
22 May 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot and from a photo by M Dale, K McCabe
25 May 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jun 2002 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 6 GPS gives car park @ SJ99355 77260, although clearly well in SJ9976 per map. A difference of at least 500 meters. Used map reference for consistency. Sheet trap in car park & Skinner @ 100 meters to east.noted in annual report
16 May 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Visitor Centre) SJ914746 Adult 1 noted in annual report
14 May 1997 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9472 Adult 1 at rest on a sallow stump
15 Jun 1988 Martin Close, Offerton SJ929880 Adult 1
1988 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
10 Jun 1987 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
1987 SJ99 SJ99 Not recorded 1+ Rutherford (1994) Not Cheshire.Chisworth VC57 SJ9891 1987 A M Broome
07 Jul 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
06 Jul 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
30 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
29 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
27 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 2 not in Rutherford (1994)
16 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
12 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
09 Jun 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
1986 SJ55 SJ55 Not recorded 1+
28 Jun 1985 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
31 May 1984 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
06 Jul 1983 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
05 Jul 1983 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 not in Rutherford (1994)
1981 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+
1977 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1977 Malpas SJ4847 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_09840, Malpas area in SJ44
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 only additions to SJ97, Lepidoptera record cards, Biological Records Centre, Monks Wood, via C I Rutherford
1975 SJ65 SJ65 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16518, site Crewe in SJ65
1969 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V04_31193
1967 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
11 Jun 1966 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 Creaser (1967), BRC Ref: V05_02320
1966 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1 Creaser (1967), grid reference unknown, possibly recorders Rossett SJ374579 VC50 garden
1963 Kettleshulme SJ9978 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
26 May 1955 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. ULTP, 2005/312
1954 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
19 May 1951 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
29 May 1948 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1946 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28037, Wilmslow in SJ88
13 Jun 1941 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 also five undated specimens. fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1923 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1+ uncommon, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
1921 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ rare, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1918 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ rare, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1918 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1917 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ singly, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1910 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, Smith (1948)
30 Apr 1907 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1 Bred ex larva, Lindow, grid reference not provided. Smith (1948)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1 undated, Day (1903)
1903 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, North Cheshire, Day (1903)
1895 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Day (1903), Smith (1948)
1890 Storeton SJ3084 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1890 Lindow Common SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1890 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ & J C Melvill, undated, Ellis (1890)
1887 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1+ Hadena glauca, grid reference not provided, Entom: 21:313-319. larvae occasional on birch, Day (1903)
1885 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1800 Lymm SJ6887 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_18495, Lymm in SJ68, pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019