Elephant Hawk Moth

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Matilella fusca

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72 records (80+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Sep 2018 The Street, Goyt Valley SK001761 Adult 1 Traps run along footpath running beside road plus searching with torches after dark.
22 Aug 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
20 Aug 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 1
17 Aug 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
17 Aug 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
14 Aug 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 2 MV and Actinic
12 Aug 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 MV and Actinic
11 Aug 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 Confirmed by Mike Dale
05 Aug 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 1
02 Aug 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 very dark - thought to be either this or a very dark Phycita roborella . Confirmed by Steve Hind as Matilella fusca.
02 Aug 2018 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
02 Jul 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 2
26 Jun 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 2
03 Aug 2015 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1
30 Jun 2015 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1
06 Jun 2014 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1 Birdforum ID section (Surreymoths)
31 Jul 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
13 Jul 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
04 Aug 2004 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
28 May 2003 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 2
07 Jul 2001 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
23 Jun 2001 Stapledon Wood, Caldy SJ2285 Adult 1
19 Jul 1999 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1
23 Aug 1997 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 conf. S.H.Hind
15 Jul 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
12 Jul 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
28 May 1997 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
11 Aug 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Jul 1996 Stake Side SK0073 Adult 1
18 Jul 1996 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1
18 Jul 1996 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 1
11 Jul 1996 Crowden SE0600 Case 1+ below Rakes Rocks
04 Jun 1996 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
31 Jul 1995 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
05 Jul 1995 Parklands Way, Poynton SJ922832 Adult 1
31 Jul 1992 Highcroft, Gee Cross SJ956930 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
17 Jun 1990 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
16 Jun 1990 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
27 Aug 1984 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
31 Aug 1979 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1 to light, Liverpool Museum admissions records up to 2001
24 Aug 1977 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1 to light, Liverpool Museum admissions records up to 2001
19 Aug 1977 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1 to light, Liverpool Museum admissions records up to 2001
16 Jun 1977 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 2 to light, Liverpool Museum admissions records up to 2001
1976 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1+
1976 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1972 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
27 Aug 1955 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
03 Jun 1954 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1951 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
19 Jun 1948 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
19 Jun 1948 Caldy SJ2285 Adult 1
12 Jun 1948 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1948 West Kirby SJ2185 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
29 May 1948 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1948 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1+ Boyd (1951)
1948 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ Rudheath, plentiful, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1+ Boyd (1951)
1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Not recorded 1 emerged 5/6/1945, grid reference not provided
23 Jul 1937 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 3 county status: common on heaths, mosses and moors. Michaelis (1951)
03 Jul 1917 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
26 Jun 1915 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not given, county status: abundant on heaths and mosses especially after the vegetation has been burned. Mansbridge (1940)
05 Jul 1908 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1904 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1 on birch, emerged May 1904, grid reference not provided, LCES (1904)
1889 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Phycis carbonariella (fusca). Modern name should be Matilella fusca. Grid ref not provided. Entom. 22:291-299
1885 Bidston Hill SJ2889 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1885 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Claughton Fir Wood, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1854 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Plentiful in Jackson's Wood. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019