Elephant Hawk Moth

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Parornix torquillella

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89 records (92+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
02 Nov 2018 Lower Wych SJ4945 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
30 Oct 2018 Handley SJ4657 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
29 Oct 2018 Coddington SJ4456 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
29 Oct 2018 Aldersey Green SJ4656 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
29 Oct 2018 Bolesworth SJ4956 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
28 Oct 2018 Tattenhall SJ4758 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
24 Oct 2018 Norbury SJ5547 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
24 Oct 2018 Norbury SJ5547 Larval 1+ On blackthorn
10 Oct 2018 Alderley Edge SJ8677 Mine 1
01 Oct 2018 Merelake SJ8053 Mine 2
29 Sep 2018 Minshull Vernon & Warmingham SJ6961 Mine 1
19 Jun 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Cow Lane Hide SJ856690 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
19 Nov 2017 Hargrave SJ4861 Mine 1 On blackthorn.
15 Nov 2017 Huntington SJ4363 Mine 1 On blackthorn.
15 Nov 2017 Saighton SJ4462 Mine 1 On blackthorn.
14 Nov 2017 Bruera SJ4360 Mine 1 On blackthorn.
13 Nov 2017 Burton SJ5063 Mine 1 On blackthorn.
15 Oct 2017 Blakenhall SJ7247 Mine 1
15 Oct 2017 Blakenhall SJ7347 Mine 1
26 Sep 2017 Hobson Moor SJ9997 Mine 1
20 Aug 2017 Timbersbrook SJ8863 Mine 1
20 Aug 2017 Key Green SJ8963 Mine 1
15 Aug 2017 Buglawton SJ8763 Mine 1
03 Nov 2016 Wettenhall SJ6261 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
02 Nov 2016 Brick Kiln Lane, Moulton SJ6669 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
26 Oct 2016 Woodhouse Farm, Buerton SJ6741 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
26 Oct 2016 Holly Farm, Buerton SJ6841 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
25 Oct 2016 Stapeley SJ6749 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
24 Oct 2016 Hall o' Coole, Newhall SJ6245 Mine 1+ On blackthorn
30 Aug 2016 Marton SJ8669 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2015 Hebden Green, Winsford SJ6265 Mine 1
19 Sep 2015 Frodsham SJ5176 Mine 1
01 Oct 2014 Reddish Vale SJ9092 Mine 1+
28 Sep 2014 Ashtons Cross SJ5050 Mine 1+ on Blackthorn
02 Sep 2014 High Legh SJ7084 Mine 1+
18 Aug 2014 Marton SJ8367 Mine 1+
04 Aug 2014 Gawsworth SJ9069 Mine 1+
04 Aug 2014 Oakgrove SJ9169 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2013 Cranage SJ7369 Mine 1+
12 Sep 2013 Capesthorne SJ8472 Larval 1+
08 Sep 2013 Tabley SJ7177 Mine 1+
09 Sep 2012 Middlewich SJ7166 Mine 1+
05 Sep 2012 Towns Green SJ6061 Mine 1+
05 Sep 2012 Oultonlowe SJ6062 Mine 1+
03 Oct 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5470 Mine 1+
31 Aug 2011 Sproston Green SJ7366 Mine 1+
03 Aug 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1 gen det male
17 Oct 2010 Hatherton SJ6947 Mine 1+
12 Oct 2010 Congleton SJ8964 Mine 1+
09 Oct 2010 Admiral's Gorse SJ717438 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2010 Thornton Green SJ4573 Larval 1
12 Sep 2010 Stanlow SJ4275 Mine 1+
12 Sep 2010 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Mine 1+
12 Sep 2010 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Mine 1+
15 Aug 2010 Kettleshulme SJ9880 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2009 Thornton Green SJ4573 Mine 1 tenanted mine. Legs checked for Parornix finitimella...
27 Sep 2009 Elton Green SJ4574 Mine 2 tenanted mines. Legs checked for Parornix finitimella...
25 Sep 2008 Bosley Reservoir SJ9166 Mine 1+
22 Sep 2007 Burleydam SJ616430 Mine 1+ on Prunus spinosa
12 Oct 2006 Lady Brook Valley, Hazel Grove SJ9185 Mine 1+
22 Oct 2005 Wimboldsley SJ6862 Mine 1+ canal towpath
17 Oct 2005 Frodsham SJ5377 Mine 1+
11 Sep 2005 Adlington SJ9180 Mine 1+
21 Aug 2005 Church Minshull SJ6660 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2004 Hockenhull SJ4865 Mine 1+
21 Aug 2004 Dane Valley, Twemlow SJ7767 Mine 1+
12 Aug 2004 Prestbury SJ9077 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2003 Woodhey Green SJ5652 Mine 1+
31 Aug 2003 Alpraham SJ5760 Mine 1+
06 Oct 2002 Harthill SJ5055 Mine 1+
29 Sep 2002 Brassey Green SJ5260 Mine 1+
22 Sep 2002 Darnhall SJ6362 Mine 1+
17 Sep 2002 Warburton SJ6989 Mine 1+
14 Sep 2002 Hall oth' Hey, Kingsley SJ5575 Mine 1+
14 Sep 2002 Weaver Valley, Kingsley SJ5576 Mine 1+
25 Aug 2002 Hart Hill, Delamere Forest SJ5671 Mine 1+
25 Aug 2002 Norley SJ5672 Mine 1+
17 Aug 2002 Mossend SJ8062 Larval 1+
29 Sep 2001 Lawton Heath End SJ7957 Larval 1+
10 Oct 1999 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Mine 1 Imago emerged April 2000
10 Aug 1999 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Pupal 1+ Emerged May 2000, from leaf roll
25 Sep 1998 Higher Poynton SJ9483 Larval 1+ Green Lane, frequent on Prunus spinosa, bred
15 Aug 1998 Thurstaston SJ2483 Larval 1+ on Prunus spinosa
07 Sep 1994 Woods Moor SJ9187 Mine 1+ emerged 9.5.95
1957 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Mine 1 bred ex sloe, emerged 10/5/1958, grid reference not provided.
19 May 1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 2 grid reference not provided. Probably bred (SHH)
09 May 1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. Probably bred (SHH)
1951 Middlewich SJ7063 Mine 1 emerged 26/5, 3/6, 4/6, 5/6/1952 ex Sloe - grid reference not provided
1887 Tranmere SJ3287 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890). county status: Mansbridge (1940) common among sloe. Not recently recorded.


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Updated: 12th June 2019