Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Acronicta tridens Dark Dagger

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82 records (93+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
17 Sep 2017 Little Heath, Audlem SJ6644 Larval 1 on hawthorn
03 Sep 2017 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Larval 1 SJ47546587
02 Sep 2017 Mount Pleasant SJ8556 Larval 1 on rowan
20 Aug 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Larval 1 on hawthorn, same bush as Acronicta psi
24 Jul 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8462 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 4 x MVL, 1 actinic in & around car park until 02:30 hrs.
26 Jun 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
05 Jul 2016 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
07 Jun 2016 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 4 Skinner traps:- 1 x 125W MV, 3 x 15W actinic, 2200 hrs - 0230 hrs
27 Aug 2014 Saughall SJ3668 Larval 1+ on Blackthorn
24 Aug 2014 Ravensmoor SJ6250 Larval 1 on birch
18 Aug 2014 Swettenham SJ8267 Larval 1+ on oak
12 Jul 2014 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
28 Sep 2013 Warmingham SJ7161 Larval 1 on hawthorn, photo taken
06 Oct 2012 Delamere Forest SJ5470 Larval 1 Forestry Depot SJ548704
04 Oct 2012 Clutton SJ4755 Larval 1 on roadside vegetation, photo available
25 Aug 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
07 Aug 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 2
31 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 2
24 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
17 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
10 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 4
09 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 2
03 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
02 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
01 Jul 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 3
30 Jun 2010 Upton Merlin Close garden SJ256887 Adult 1
25 Sep 2008 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Larval 1 dark dagger - photo held by shane farrell
18 Jul 2007 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
19 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
09 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
08 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
07 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
05 Jul 2006 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
23 Aug 2005 Radnor Bridge SJ8365 Larval 1+ on sallow
23 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
22 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jul 2005 Ashworth Close Bowdon SJ760865 Adult 1
14 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
13 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
12 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
08 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
23 Jun 2005 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
04 Jun 2005 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
27 Jun 2004 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 Gen. Det. male M.Dale
02 Jul 2003 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Gen. Det. male
09 Jun 2003 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Gen. Det. male
2001 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Larval 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005
2001 Royal Acre, Snape Lane, Englesea Brook, Crewe SJ750516 Egg 1+ reared from eggs
2001 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 Accepted by CMG Panel April 2005. gen det.
27 Aug 2000 Red Rocks Marsh SJ206881 Adult 1 Genitalia examin - accepted by CMG July 2002
28 Jul 2000 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 gen det
17 Sep 1998 Lower Wych SJ4844 Larval 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 on sloe
12 Jul 1997 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
05 Jul 1996 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
14 Sep 1995 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Jul 1995 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
1992 SJ36 SJ36 Not recorded 1+
1991 SJ44 SJ44 Not recorded 1+
1987 SJ58 SJ58 Not recorded 1+ also ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996. not totally sure whether this record relates to the VC59 or the VC58 side of the Mersey. Certainly in new Cheshire.
1987 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 Accepted by CMG Panel April 2005. gen det.
1986 SJ66 SJ66 Not recorded 1+ also ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1986 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 also 2283 Dark Dagger x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
29 Aug 1983 Little Budworth SJ5866 Larval 1 SJ588662
1981 SJ87 SJ87 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 Accepted by CMG Panel April 2005. via C I Rutherford, only additions to SJ97
12 Jun 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
05 Jun 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1961 SJ65 SJ65 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1961 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1961 SJ46 SJ46 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1961 SJ78 SJ78 Not recorded 1+ ACCEPTED BY CMG PANEL APRIL 2005 2283 Dark Dagger o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
27 Jul 1957 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Not recorded 1 bred from sallow 27/7/1957-15/6/1958, grid reference unknown, specimen in AC collection
1952 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1+
1944 Blacon SJ3767 Larval 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Chester SJ3666 Larval 1+ undated entry - one larva near Chester94dark dagger
1890 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1+ undated ellis list
1890 East Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated ellis list
1885 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry from the Walker List - 94dark dagger
1885 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1+ undated entry from the Walker List94dark dagger
1885 Ness SJ2975 Not recorded 1+ undated entry from the Walker List - scarce94dark dagger
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated entry - east Cheshire94dark dagger


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