Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Cucullia absinthii Wormwood

All records

9 records (10+ individuals)

CSV Download (all records)

Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
03 Jul 2017 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1
21 Aug 1991 Wilmslow SJ8481 Dead 1 post office building SJ847812, specimen retained
1991 SJ88 SJ88 Not recorded 1+ Rutherford, C I, 1994, Macro-Moths in Cheshire 1961 to 1993 states that there are 5 records. possibly linked to road construction where the disturbed ground throws up plenty of foodplant for a short time. the 10km data is taken from a matrix produced by Rutherford in 1997. the date is between 1980 and 1997
1987 SJ27 SJ27 Not recorded 1+ Rutherford, C I, 1994, Macro-Moths in Cheshire 1961 to 1993 states that there are 5 records. possibly linked to road construction where the disturbed ground throws up plenty of foodplant for a short time. the 10km data is taken from a matrix produced by Rutherford in 1997. the date is between 1980 and 1997
1984 Woolston Eyes SJ6488 Not recorded 1 APPROXIMATE GRID REFERENCE
1983 Marsh Cottage, Denhall, Burton SJ299749 Adult 1
1974 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ rutherford 1994 states that there are 5 records. possibly linked to road construction where the disturbed ground throws up plenty of foodplant for a short time. the 10km data is taken from a matrix produced by Rutherford in 1997. the date is between 1961-1979, in Rutherford's 1984 report he states that the record in SJ38 was pre 1974
1955 Nantwich SJ6451 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
1954 Denhall Lane, Burton SJ2975 Larval 2 Denhall Quay, grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)


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