Elephant Hawk Moth

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Cochylimorpha straminea

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64 records (75+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
17 Aug 2018 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 3 also determined by S Hand
05 Aug 2018 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 MV and Actinic
29 May 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
22 Aug 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8462 Adult 1
03 Sep 2016 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
29 Aug 2016 Oakwood Farm, Styal SJ841829 Adult 1
29 Aug 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 2 determined from photo on moth forum
27 Aug 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
25 Aug 2016 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 Confirmed by Steve Hind
22 Aug 2016 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
13 Jun 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 determined from photo on moth forum
06 Jun 2016 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 determined from photo
28 Aug 2014 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
24 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
23 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det female
15 Sep 2012 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 determined from photo
06 Sep 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
28 May 2012 Crewe Green SJ7254 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
24 Aug 2010 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 determined from photo
25 Jun 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Jun 2010 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1 confirmed SHH from photo
31 Aug 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
11 Aug 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 1
28 Aug 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
27 Jun 2008 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
07 Jun 2008 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1
10 Jun 2007 Manor Farm, Shotwick SJ340719 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ3404071947
14 Aug 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Jun 2006 Littleton SJ4566 Adult 1 potted amongst herbage by pond at SJ4525665
09 Sep 2005 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
17 Jun 2005 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 1
15 Aug 2002 Oxmoor Ponds and Wood LNR SJ558843 Adult 1
05 Jun 2001 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 1+
25 Aug 1998 Thurstaston Cliffs by Tinkers Dell SJ240829 Adult 1
15 Aug 1998 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 2 SJ238833
15 Aug 1998 Chester SJ3966 Adult 1 SJ393664 Chester Cop
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Adult 1+ several amongst Black Knapweed
25 Jun 1996 Old Clay Pits SBI, Gee Cross SJ942938 Adult 1
21 Jun 1996 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 seen at dusk
25 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
18 Aug 1992 Higher Poynton SJ9483 Adult 1 Canal towpath, off Black Knapweed
26 Jun 1991 Higher Poynton SJ9483 Adult 1 Canal towpath, off Black Knapweed
1987 Wigg Island, Astmoor Saltmarsh, Runcorn SJ529836 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown.
30 May 1981 Moreton SJ2590 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference unknown.
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1962 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ hedge of Shaw Green, several
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
18 May 1954 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
1953 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ May be found in many places where there is an established growth of Centaurea nigra. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown, taken sparingly in the vicinity of the food-plant, Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (1953)
06 Jun 1951 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
06 Jun 1950 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
01 Jul 1949 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
28 Jun 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1 Creaser (1994)
20 Jun 1949 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
16 Jul 1948 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
21 Jun 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1947 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 4 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: generally distributed and common. Mansbridge (1940)
1912 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
1889 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided. Entom. 23:61-65
1859 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1 site: near Crewe, grid reference not provided. Zoologist 6:189
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Not uncommon, generally distributed. Byerley (1854)
1845 Stockport SJ8989 Adult 1 scarce in pasture fields, grid reference not provided


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Updated: 12th June 2019