Elephant Hawk Moth

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Aethes smeathmanniana

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78 records (96+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Oct 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 probably a second generation individual
26 Jul 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Cow Lane Hide SJ856690 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
27 May 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
24 May 2018 Basford SJ7152 Adult 1
24 Jul 2017 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
17 Jul 2017 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
31 Jul 2016 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
09 Jun 2016 Stoak SJ4272 Adult 5
09 Jun 2016 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 1
16 May 2016 Weston SJ7352 Adult 2
06 Aug 2015 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
23 Aug 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
13 Aug 2014 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
15 Jun 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 determined from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
09 Aug 2013 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt15 (Gorse Covert/car park) SJ315735 Adult 1
09 Aug 2013 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
01 Aug 2013 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
04 Jun 2013 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
10 Aug 2012 Cedarways, Appleton Park, Warrington SJ617842 Adult 1 email to SHH 2.7.2014, first garden record
09 Aug 2012 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
04 Sep 2011 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
14 Aug 2011 Norton Priory Walled Garden SJ548834 Adult 1
05 Aug 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
27 Jul 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
22 Jun 2011 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
02 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
05 Aug 2010 Rocksavage SJ517801 Adult 1 with Clive Washington
05 Aug 2010 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
31 Jul 2010 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
24 May 2010 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
19 May 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
2010 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
22 Aug 2009 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
19 Aug 2009 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S.Hind, S.Farrell from photo
17 Aug 2009 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
27 Jun 2009 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
23 May 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
10 Aug 2008 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
08 Aug 2008 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 3
05 Aug 2008 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 3
30 Jul 2008 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
07 Jun 2008 Lodge Plantation, Runcorn SJ558838 Adult 1+
07 Jun 2008 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
09 Aug 2007 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
04 Aug 2007 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1
01 Aug 2007 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm:compt11 (arable field) SJ305738 Adult 1 by lower railway bridge. cloudy, warm
28 Jun 2007 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
11 Jun 2007 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
05 May 2007 Basford SJ7153 Adult 1 determined from photograph
06 Aug 2006 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1
06 Aug 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
06 Jun 2006 Saighton SJ4364 Adult 1 by pond near Saighton at SJ436640
06 Jun 2006 Stamford Heath SJ4666 Adult 1 Potted by track on Stamford Heath at SJ460669
2006 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1
17 Aug 2005 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
22 Jul 2005 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
07 Aug 2004 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
02 Aug 2004 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
28 Jul 2004 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
01 Jun 2004 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Confirmed by S.H.Hind
21 May 2004 Norbury's Wood and Marbury SJ5584 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ555843
02 Sep 2003 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ275924, imago near Achillea. Conf. SHHind
11 Aug 2003 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
2002 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
21 Aug 2001 Hollingworth Hall Woods SBI SK002972 Adult 1 dusk to 00.30.
2001 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 01 Aug 2001 - 17 Aug 2001
28 Aug 2000 Brock Quarry, Moreton SJ2489 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ245895 on Achillea millefolium seedheads, emerged 8.6.2001
1999 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
15 Aug 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 at dusk SJ277925 originally recorded as Cochylimorpha straminea
25 Aug 1997 Winsford SJ6566 Adult 1 Compartment 12, Weaver SJ65506675
25 Jul 1991 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
24 Mar 1991 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Larval 1+ SJ587863 centroid grid reference, Imagines bred, emerged 18/4, 4/5 and 14/5/1991
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 3
19 May 1984 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 5 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection, fairly common, grid reference unknown. LCES 107:127
30 May 1981 Moreton SJ2590 Adult 3 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection, two males gen det. common, grid reference not provided LCES105:55
1977 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1
1954 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not recorded, LCFC 1954-56:75. Michaelis (1955)
1950 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)


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Updated: 12th June 2019