Elephant Hawk Moth

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Triphosa dubitata Tissue

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74 records (75+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Oct 2018 Queens Parlour cave, Raw Head SJ511552 Adult 2 Hibernating in a cave. Photo supplied
22 Aug 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 Photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
24 Jul 2017 Pemberton Close, Willaston SJ332778 Adult 1
06 Jul 2017 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, Photo provided
13 Aug 2015 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 2130hrs-2300hrs, photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
01 Aug 2014 Pemberton Close, Willaston SJ332778 Adult 1
23 Sep 2013 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
08 Aug 2013 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
14 Sep 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
02 Sep 2008 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
29 Jul 2006 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1 photograph in annual report , reviewed by CMG Panel & accepted February 2007.
23 Jul 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel & accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell, noted in annual report
17 Aug 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot, A Wander
19 Aug 1995 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
02 Sep 1987 Longmead Avenue, Hazel Grove SJ916864 Adult 1
28 Aug 1987 Bulkeley SJ5254 Adult 1
1987 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
1987 Peckforton Hill SJ5255 Adult 1
24 Sep 1985 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, marked as unusual
1984 Bickerton Hill SJ5154 Adult 1+ Rawhead
14 Sep 1982 Talbot Street, Hazel Grove SJ921876 Adult 1
05 Sep 1982 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
1981 Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 undated, letter to CIR 2/11/1981
19 Sep 1979 Dean Row Road, Wilmslow SJ871817 Adult 1 letter to CIR 3/9/1980
18 Sep 1979 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1979 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 marked as unusual. LCES 101-103:49
11 Sep 1974 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
19 Sep 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
09 Apr 1964 Whaley Bridge SK0081 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, possibly VC57
1964 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1+ occasionally, Creaser (1967), grid reference unknown, possibly recorders Rossett SJ374579 VC50 garden
08 Dec 1962 Heswall SJ2681 Adult 1 ULTP, 2005/312, found hibernating in a house, BRC Ref: V05_02424
14 Sep 1951 Cuddington SJ5971 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1+ Boyd (1951)
18 Sep 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1947 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1+ several, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1945 Northwich SJ6572 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Boyd (1951)
15 Sep 1940 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
1940 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Smith (1948)
1940 Alvanley SJ4974 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, fairly common, Smith (1948)
1940 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, fairly common, Smith (1948)
1940 Cheadle SJ8688 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, fairly common, Smith (1948)
1940 Birkenhead School SJ299881 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_01665, Birkenhead and district in SJ28
1940 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13641
1938 29 Storeton Road, Oxton, Birkenhead SJ306871 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
23 Aug 1931 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
01 Sep 1928 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1
15 Aug 1926 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Smith (1948), Got in the hall. In good condition, except for a slight rub on one of the fore-wings
26 Sep 1923 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1
25 Sep 1923 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Duplicated on rECOrd database, once with quantity 8, which seems excessive
1920 Alderley Edge SJ8478 Adult 1+ near Alderley Edge, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+
1920 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1 grid reference not provided other than SJ57. Refers to Delamere, including Flaxmere & Hatchmere
12 Sep 1909 Brooklands SJ7890 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated - not common, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Vicars Cross SJ4466 Not recorded 1+ undated - a few, Day (1903)
1903 Ince Marsh SJ4676 Not recorded 1+ undated - sparingly, Day (1903)
1903 White Hall, Tarporley SJ5966 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Knutsford SJ7479 Not recorded 1+ undated - not common, Day (1903)
1903 Bowdon SJ7587 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Alderley Edge SJ8577 Not recorded 1+ undated - abundant hibernating in the old copper mines, Day (1903)
1903 Stockport SJ8989 Adult 1+ undated - odd specimens at light, Day (1903)
1900 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ several, Day (1903)
1900 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1 Bollin Valley SJ78, Cotterill Clough SJ88, Morley Green SJ88, or Styal Woods SJ88
1891 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Scotosia dubitata. Grid reference not provided. Ent Rec 2:86
1889 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+ undated, at gas lamps, also recorded at the cemetery, Entom. 23:61-65. Day (1903)
1885 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ undated - occasional, Walker (1885)
1885 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1800 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00855, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019