Elephant Hawk Moth

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Nymphula nitidulata Beautiful China-mark

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86 records (115+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
17 Sep 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
01 Sep 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
14 Aug 2018 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
06 Aug 2018 Coole Fishery, near Audlem SJ648456 Adult 2
06 Aug 2018 Newton Lane, Tattenhall SJ480603 Adult 1
23 Jul 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 MV and Actinic
14 Jul 2018 Coole Fishery, near Audlem SJ648456 Adult 1
30 Jun 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
18 Jun 2018 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 1 SJ431741
05 Jul 2017 Little Budworth Common SJ5866 Adult 1 2 x 125W MV Skinner / 1 x 15W Heath traps
21 Aug 2016 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
16 Aug 2016 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
24 Jul 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
22 Jul 2016 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
21 Jul 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
15 Jun 2016 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
13 Aug 2015 Higher Downs, Knutsford SJ762785 Adult 1
21 Jul 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
01 Jul 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
07 Jun 2014 Higher Downs, Knutsford SJ762785 Adult 1
21 Jul 2013 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
08 Jul 2013 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
29 Jun 2013 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
23 Jul 2012 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 determined from photo on moth forum
22 Jul 2012 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 2 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
18 Jul 2011 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 On wall to back of house
04 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
22 Aug 2010 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 On wall to back of house, confirmed S H Hind from photo
03 Jul 2010 Dairy House Meadows, Marbury Country Park SJ662757 Adult 2 Compartment N2. 2 X 125W Robinson and 1 x 80W Robinson
29 Jun 2010 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
19 Aug 2009 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
12 Jul 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
02 Jul 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
01 Jul 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
26 Jun 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
25 Jun 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
23 Jun 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jul 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
28 Jun 2006 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
17 Jun 2005 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 2
09 Jul 2003 Norbury Meres SJ5549 Adult 1 Quantity estimated. rare
29 Jul 2002 Allostock SJ745712 Adult 1
18 Jul 2002 Dairy House Meadows, Marbury Country Park SJ662757 Adult 1+
18 Jul 2002 Allostock SJ745712 Adult 1
04 Jul 2002 Dairy House Meadows, Marbury Country Park SJ662757 Adult 6 Compartment N2, Pond 2, data supplied by Cheshire Local Record Center
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 1
19 Jul 1999 Anderton Nature Park SJ650753 Adult 1
19 Jul 1999 Anderton Nature Park SJ6575 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. SJ650753
19 Jul 1996 Dodleston SJ3761 Adult 4 SJ37436132, PondLife CH78, frequent
14 Jul 1996 Willaston SJ3378 Adult 3 Hargrave House Farm Ponds, Ashfield Farm, Neston. SJ33487882. PondLife CH73, frequent
13 Jul 1996 Willaston SJ3379 Adult 3 Hargrave House Farm Ponds, Raby. SJ33237906. PondLife CH97, occasional
1996 Heathbank Avenue, Irby SJ254852 Adult 1
1995 Marshall's Arm, Hartford SJ6572 Adult 1+ SJ651722, Anon at Chris Blandford Associ
1995 Tatton Park SJ7481 Adult 10 SJ741819 PondLife CH103, abundant
1991 Dunham Park SJ737875 Adult 1+ Present
03 Aug 1988 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 1
28 Jun 1988 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
19 Jun 1988 Forge Pool SJ6676 Adult 2
26 Jun 1985 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 2 SJ476656
03 Aug 1978 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1 to light, Liverpool Museum admissions records up to 2001
1978 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1
23 Jun 1976 Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1+
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
08 Aug 1966 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1+ Creaser (2006)
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1 Brook Meadow
1950 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1+ undated. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ Rudheath, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Sale SJ7891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Redesmere SJ8471 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 North Rode SJ8966 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Recent records indicate this insect is widely distributed but not common in Cheshire. Michaelis (1954)
31 Jul 1949 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
27 Jul 1948 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
14 Jul 1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
17 Jul 1947 Willaston SJ3278 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. Michaelis (1951)
07 Jul 1946 Willaston SJ3377 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
06 Jul 1944 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
1944 Heswall SJ2882 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (2006)
1944 Barnston SJ2883 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Not recorded 1+ Michaelis (1951)
1944 Raby SJ3380 Adult 1 during July. Prichard (1947)
1905 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 LCES (1906), grid reference not given, county status: Ellis and Day both say 'fairly common' without giving localities. There have been no new records received. Mansbridge (1940)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Abundant in suitable sites. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019