Elephant Hawk Moth

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Cybosia mesomella Four-dotted Footman

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84 records (106+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Jun 2018 Bickerton Hill trap site 1 SJ502530 Adult 2 caught by same observer in previous years
12 Jul 2017 Delamere SJ534722 Adult 1 Photo supplied and is OK
05 Jul 2017 Little Budworth Common SJ5866 Adult 1 2 x 125W MV Skinner / 1 x 15W Heath traps
05 Jul 2016 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. ex article in BC Newsletter Sept 2016
01 Jul 2016 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. ex article in BC Newsletter Sept 2016
26 Jul 2012 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ475656
12 Jul 2012 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1 SJ537713
12 Aug 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5470 Adult 1 Flushed SJ540713
13 Jul 2011 Bickley Hall Farm SJ526479 Adult 1 SJ525479, not counted
09 Jul 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed P M Hill
15 Jun 2010 Delamere Forest SJ537715 Adult 1
30 Jul 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 6 photo available
19 Jul 2009 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
22 Jun 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 4 confirmed G Lightfoot, photo available
13 Jul 2008 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 1 Flushed from birch/bilberry scrub (P). ID'd by Shane Farrell from photo
17 Jul 2003 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1 noted in annual report
15 Jun 2003 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1 noted in annual report
24 Jun 2002 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1 noted in annual report
24 Jul 2000 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1
27 Jun 2000 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1
30 Jul 1999 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+
23 Jul 1999 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+
23 Jul 1999 Little Budworth Common SJ591654 Adult 1+ Paul M Hill, 2000, Old Database
27 Jun 1999 Station Road, Mouldsworth SJ512706 Adult 1
17 Jul 1998 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1996 SJ36 SJ36 Not recorded 1+ referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
26 Jul 1995 Flaxmere SJ5572 Adult 1 SJ557724
26 Jul 1995 Delamere Forest SJ559708 Adult 1
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 3 with S H Hind, I F Smith, photo taken
24 Jun 1994 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
15 Jul 1991 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 3 SJ550724
29 Jun 1991 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 SJ595688 centroid grid reference
1990 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
09 Jul 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
08 Jul 1987 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
1983 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
18 Jul 1982 Oakmere SJ5767 Adult 1 SJ575677
1982 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
18 Jul 1981 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1981 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1980 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1979 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1978 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1978 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Adult 1
1977 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1976 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1976 Beeston Castle SJ540585 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13079
1975 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+
1972 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13011, grid reference unknown, that provided SJ575570 is erroneous
1972 Delamere Forest SJ5671 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_14707, SJ565715
1961 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_27885. Rutherford (1994)
11 Jul 1956 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2 pages 28-30. BRC Ref: V05_16302, HLB Note Books 1952 - 1970
03 Jul 1955 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
02 Jul 1955 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
27 Jun 1955 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
25 Jun 1955 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
10 Jul 1951 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
11 Jul 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
25 Jun 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 5 grid reference not provided
22 Jun 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
18 Jun 1949 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
21 Jun 1947 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1947 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 1+ several, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
06 Jul 1946 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
01 Jul 1946 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+ site Delamere, grid reference unknown, undated, common, Smith (1948), BRC Ref: V05_13514
08 Jun 1940 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1939 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1937 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ scarce, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
06 Jul 1936 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1931 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1+ odd specimens, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
12 Jul 1930 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
23 Jun 1928 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1
1917 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1+ a few, Mansbridge (1940)
1905 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1+ abundant, Mansbridge (1940)
1903 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1+ undated, common, Day (1903)
1903 Little Budworth SJ5766 Not recorded 1+ undated, scarce, Day (1903)
1900 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1 Day (1903)
1900 White Hall, Tarporley SJ5966 Adult 1+ Day (1903)
1899 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1 Day (1903)
28 Jun 1898 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 2 The first recorded specimens from the district. Taken at rest in the day of the society's excursion. grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum. Three specimens in total taken per J Arkle with the date as 29/6/1898, The Entomologist Vol. 31, p 198
1898 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Not recorded 1+ Mansbridge (1940)
16 Jun 1894 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1 at rest on a birch leaf close to the ground. Entom. 27:247. common, Day (1903)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)


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Updated: 12th June 2019