Elephant Hawk Moth

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Psyche casta

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78 records (100+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
09 Jun 2017 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Larval 1
25 Oct 2015 Little Budworth Common SJ5965 Case 1 vacated case on fencepost
02 Oct 2015 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Larval 1 on trunk of rowan
04 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood Reserve SE0700 Larval 2
22 Jun 2014 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Larval 1
20 Jun 2014 Heyden Moor SE0902 Larval 1
18 May 2014 Big Wood, Withington SJ8069 Larval 5
30 Mar 2014 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Larval 1
25 Jun 2013 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Larval 2 still in larval stage
23 Apr 2006 Little Budworth Common SJ5965 Case 1+ 2 on notice boards in car park. members present: S H Hind, I Kimber, A Prichard, B Smart, I F Smith, P Talbot
23 Apr 2006 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Case 1+ swept from Ling. members present: S H Hind, I Kimber, A Prichard, B Smart, I F Smith, P Talbot
06 Jun 2004 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Larval 1+
16 Aug 2003 Longdendale SK0398 Larval 1+ 2 on fence posts. Checked 42 posts at SK036986
17 Jun 2000 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Larval 1+ case on wall across moor
29 May 1999 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+ a few cases swept from grass
12 May 1998 Crowden SE0600 Larval 1 case on tree stump along Oakenclough Brook
27 Jul 1996 Pettypool Wood (south) SJ614697 Case 1
27 Jul 1996 Pettypool Wood (south) SJ614697 Case 1
27 Jul 1996 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Not recorded 1+ on a pine trunk
11 Jul 1996 Crowden SE0600 Adult 4 on fence posts below Rakes Rocks
11 Jul 1996 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SK0799 Adult 2 on a fence post
12 Jun 1996 Cocks Moss Wood SJ8567 Larval tube 1+ swept
15 May 1996 Abbey Arms Wood SJ530681 Adult 1 on fence post
15 May 1996 Abbey Arms Wood, Delamere SJ563681 Case 1
15 May 1996 Abbey Arms Wood, Delamere SJ563681 Case 1
15 May 1996 Abbey Arms Wood, Delamere SJ563681 Larval 1 on fence post
26 Aug 1994 Delamere Forest, Delamere SJ559708 Larval 1
26 Aug 1994 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Case 1+ rare
22 May 1993 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Larval 1+ rare
22 May 1993 Plumley Limebeds, Plumley SJ705752 Larval 3
21 Feb 1993 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Larval 2
15 Sep 1992 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Case 1+ rare
15 Sep 1992 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Case 1+ Rare
21 Apr 1992 Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Case 1
29 Jun 1991 Nunsmere SJ593691 Larval 2
29 Jun 1991 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Larval 1+ rare
23 Jun 1991 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Case 1+ Several
22 Jun 1991 Black Lake, Delamere SJ536709 Case 1
09 Sep 1990 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Case 1
23 Jul 1990 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Larval 1
21 May 1990 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Case 1+ occasional
20 May 1990 Pettypool Wood (south) SJ614697 Larval 1
23 Apr 1990 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Case 1+ Rare
17 Mar 1990 Sherrat's Rough, Whitegate SJ616692 Case 1
17 Mar 1990 Sherrat's Rough, Whitegate SJ617693 Case 1
1990 Shemmy Moss SJ595687 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown.
1990 Sherratt's Rough SJ6169 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown.
21 May 1989 Nunsmere SJ593691 Case 2
21 May 1989 Nunsmere SJ593691 Case 2
21 May 1989 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Case 1
03 May 1989 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Case 1
26 Apr 1987 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Case 3
27 Jun 1986 Brereton Heath SJ798652 Case 1+ frequent
21 Jun 1986 Brereton Heath SJ795653 Case 3
02 May 1985 Newchurch Common SJ605686 Case 1+ Rare
02 May 1985 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Case 1+ Rare
02 May 1985 Newchurch Common SJ603688 Case 3
08 Jun 1984 Sherrat's Rough, Whitegate SJ617693 Adult 1+ Larval case collected 26/5/1984
26 May 1984 Sherrat's Rough, Whitegate SJ617693 Case 1 female emerged 8/6/1984
21 Jun 1983 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
12 Jun 1983 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Adult 1
19 Jun 1982 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1
13 Jun 1976 Bickerton Hill SJ4952 Not recorded 1+ cases on birch, grid reference unknown.
1969 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown
28 May 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1+ grid reference not provided
1950 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ county status: generally distributed
1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ emerged 14/6, 16/6/1950, grid reference not provided
26 Mar 1948 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 grid reference not provided
1947 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1+ emerged 30/6/1947, grid reference not provided
1946 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1 grid reference not provided
21 May 1945 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 on oak, emerged 5/6/1945, grid reference not provided
29 May 1944 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 on oak, emerged 4/6/1944, grid reference not provided
1940 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ common. date unknown, grid reference unknown
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1887 Patrick's Wood SJ34138250 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown
1887 Brushes SJ9898 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown
1885 Bebington SJ3183 Not recorded 1+ undated entry
1883 Brushes SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018