Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Bryotropha similis

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7 records (20 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. Female, gen det N.Sherman.
24 Jul 1985 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 3
17 Jul 1958 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1 abundant on the moss, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 70:229-230
17 Jul 1951 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 8 common on the mosses, grid reference unknown, the moth appears to hide in long grass at the foot of birch bushes, a short flight takes place in the late evening sunshine, after which the moth rests on grass stems and heather near the birches, Michaelis (1953)
14 Jul 1951 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1 disturbed in plenty during early evening from long grass growing around birch bushes about 21:00 hours, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 64:12-13.
30 Jul 1950 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 5 grid reference unknown
1949 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1 New Cheshire record. Teste. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)


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Updated: 12th June 2019