Elephant Hawk Moth

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Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla Twin-spot Plume

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48 records (80+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
02 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Jul 2017 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
19 Jul 2014 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Jun 2014 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Adult 1
24 Apr 2011 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
26 Sep 2008 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1
25 Sep 2008 Bosley Reservoir SJ9166 Adult 1 foodplant probably Devilsbit Scabious
24 Oct 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
06 Aug 2006 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1
25 Jun 2004 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1
05 Jul 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ9584 Adult 3
18 Jul 2002 Allostock SJ745712 Adult 1
2001 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
19 Aug 2001 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 19 Aug 2001 - 21 Aug 2001
20 Jul 2001 Arnfield Reservoir, Peninsula area SK012975 Adult 3
13 Jul 2001 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
09 Sep 2000 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
30 Jul 1999 The Turnpike, Marple SJ949893 Adult 1
05 Jun 1999 Bagmere SJ7964 Adult 1+
26 Apr 1998 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Larval 1+ on Succisa pratensis
25 Jul 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 2 amongst Devil's-bit Scabious
14 Jul 1997 Bagmere SJ7964 Adult 1+ several amongst Devil's-bit Scabious
11 Aug 1996 Bosley Reservoir SJ9166 Adult 1+ amongst Devil's-bit Scabious at Dusk
19 Jul 1996 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 at dawn
28 Jul 1995 Old Clay Pits SBI, Gee Cross SJ942938 Adult 1+ abundant
19 Jun 1990 Sutton Reservoir Feeder SJ9270 Adult 6
18 Jul 1989 Stoneheads, Whaley Bridge SK002817 Adult 1
12 Jul 1989 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Adult 20
10 Jul 1981 Bunbury Locks SJ5759 Adult 1 Bunbury Banks. grid reference not provided LCES105:42, LCES106:79
1960 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+ date unknown.
11 Aug 1957 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 pages 28-30. HLB Note Books 1952 - 1970
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
02 Aug 1954 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Adult 1 several, grid reference not provided
28 Jul 1953 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Adult 1 Fielding (1974), grid reference not provided
28 Jul 1951 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Adult 3 No quantity recorded. grid reference not provided
17 Jul 1951 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
1951 Burton SJ3174 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
01 Aug 1950 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1950 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ county status: common where scabious grows. Michaelis (1951)
28 Jun 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
28 May 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
09 Oct 1948 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
29 Aug 1948 Styal SJ8383 Adult 1 common, year and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 during May & July. Prichard (1947)
1940 Knutsford SJ7578 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: common and general. Mansbridge (1940)
1914 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Gale Bog
1912 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Gale Bog
1854 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, site New Brighton, common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019