Elephant Hawk Moth

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Pyrrhia umbra Bordered Sallow

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41 records (45+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Jul 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
07 Jul 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1
06 Jul 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
21 Jun 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
30 Jun 2015 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
11 Jul 2014 Pemberton Close, Willaston SJ332778 Adult 1
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ204882 photo available
07 Sep 2009 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Larval 1
22 Aug 2006 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2087 Adult 1
15 Jul 2003 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 2 grid reference SJ205882 noted in annual report
18 Jul 2002 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
15 Jul 2002 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
15 Aug 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ on rest harrow at SJ277925
08 Aug 1998 Thurstaston SJ2483 Larval 1+ on restharrow
31 Jul 1992 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 conf. A.M.Broome, S.H.Hind, M.L.Passant
1991 SJ36 SJ36 Adult 1+ Included in Rutherford (1994), yet the site is in Flintshire
26 Jun 1982 Briardale Road, Willaston SJ331779 Adult 1
1981 Marsh Cottage, Denhall, Burton SJ299749 Adult 1
1975 Thurstaston SJ2483 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_02267, Thurstaston area in SJ28
1973 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_02495, site Wallasey in SJ29

1970 Bidston Hill SJ2889 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
25 Jul 1969 Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 Creaser (1971)
22 Jul 1963 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 SJ267837, very fresh specimen, Creaser (2006)
28 Jul 1962 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 very worn specimen, Creaser (2006)
1956 Wilmslow SJ8481 Adult 1 grid reference not recorded, LCFC 1954-56:73.
1925 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1925 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
27 Jun 1919 Blacon SJ3767 Adult 1 on sugared hogweed, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ undated, larvae common, Day (1903)
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, fairly common, Day (1903)
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, fairly common, Day (1903)
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, fairly common, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 undated, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1896 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. fairly common, Day (1903)
1885 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated generally scarce, Walker (1885), usually common at Wallasey, recorded by all those who collected there, Mansbridge (1940)
1885 New Ferry SJ3485 Not recorded 1+ generally scarce, undated, Walker (1885)
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 1+ very rare. undated. Heliothis marginata. Byerley (1854)
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 3 heliothis marginata. Byerley (1854)
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 1+ very rare. undated. Heliothis marginata. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019