Elephant Hawk Moth

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Aproaerema anthyllidella

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17 records (18+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Oct 2018 Kent Close, Bromborough SJ339815 Adult 1 the shape, good condition and markings definitely are OK for Aproaerema anthyllidella (S M Palmer, pers. con. SHH) - http://www.record-lrc.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=4418
14 Jul 2018 Kent Close, Bromborough SJ339815 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo. The shape, good condition and markings definitely are OK for Aproaerema anthyllidella (S M Palmer, pers. con. SHH)
27 May 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
31 Jul 2010 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1 gen det male. Moth appeared inside the house a week after I had caught another at Red Rocks, so more likely brought home and accidentally introduced, rather than a genuine vagrant. Site: Carleton Road, Higher Poynton (SJ945838). Recorded as Cheshire, without a grid reference to prevent it being mapped.
23 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 gen det male
23 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 gen det male
02 Sep 2003 Meols Common SJ2491 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ243910, 10 x 1.25-2.3mm larvae in leaf pods on Anthyllis
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe SJ2491 Adult 1
18 May 1999 Thurstaston Common SJ2485 Larval 1+ SJ245854 several
20 Apr 1999 Meols SJ2390 Larval 1+ on Anthyllis vulneraria on sand dunes
04 Apr 1999 Thurstaston SJ2383 Larval 1+ in sewn clover pouch , emerged 1.5.1999
04 Apr 1999 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ in mines of Anthyllis vulneraria
15 Aug 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. netted at dusk SJ277925
1998 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2087 Larval 1+ SJ207876, mines on Anthyllis vulneraria
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: locally common on sandhills. Mansbridge (1940)
22 Aug 1916 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 2 grid reference unknown, extracted from Bristol Museum & Art Gallery micro-moth collections
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, plentiful. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019