Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Dichrorampha plumbana

All records

29 records (48+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
05 Jun 2016 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
17 May 2016 Siddington SJ8371 Adult 2 Genitalia checked on one male. Roadside verge SJ835713
15 May 2016 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
06 Jun 2014 Longdendale SK1199 Adult 4 one male gen det
27 May 2014 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 4
09 Jun 2011 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 gen det male
04 Jun 2010 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 5 one male gen det
14 Jun 2003 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 amongst Yarrow. gen det female
13 Jun 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ9584 Adult 1 in NE field at SJ952845
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe SJ2491 Adult 1+ abundant
05 Jun 2001 Wallasey Dunes SJ2893 Adult 1+ few
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ2591 Adult 1
19 May 2001 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Not recorded 1 Genitalia determined by Jon Clifton
04 Jun 2000 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
04 Jun 1999 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 3
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ394665 Adult 1 gen. det. female
28 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ 1930-2030 hours, sunny evening.
22 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 4 1915-2045 hours, cloudy, light drizzle
31 May 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ582691 Adult 1
19 May 1984 Wallasey Sand Dunes SJ276924 Adult 1+ Occasional
19 May 1984 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 4 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1982 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
03 Jun 1981 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1+ several
1963 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ occasional in fields
17 May 1962 Woodford SJ8983 Adult 1+
1953 Wilmslow SJ8581 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown.
1914 Northwich SJ661734 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, prior to 1914 , grid reference unknown, county status: fairly common
1864 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ date unknown
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1 grid reference and date unknown. Rare. One specimen taken by Mr Diggles. Locality forgotten.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018