Elephant Hawk Moth

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Caloptilia betulicola

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98 records (105+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
10 Oct 2018 Alderley Edge SJ8577 Mine 2
07 Oct 2018 Marston SJ6774 Mine 2
15 Sep 2018 Adlington SJ9382 Mine 2
26 Jun 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
31 Oct 2017 Gayton SJ2680 Mine 1 On birch.
14 Oct 2017 Ellesmere Port SJ4176 Mine 1 On birch.
19 Sep 2017 Alderley Edge SJ8678 Mine 2
24 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
11 May 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
03 Jul 2016 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Mine 1
05 Jun 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
20 Sep 2015 Great Wood, Broadbottom SJ9893 Mine 1
28 Sep 2014 Heswall SJ2582 Mine 1+
21 Sep 2014 Bidston Hill SJ2890 Mine 1+
17 Sep 2014 Godley SJ9694 Mine 1+
27 Aug 2014 Bowdon SJ7587 Mine 1+
22 Aug 2014 Mossley, Congleton SJ8761 Mine 1+
10 Mar 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen det female
23 Sep 2012 Tabley Superior SJ7179 Mine 1+ on bridge embankment over M6
01 Sep 2012 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Mine 1+
01 Sep 2012 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Mine 1+
24 Jul 2012 Chester Road, Poynton SJ915837 Adult 2 one male gen det
12 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male, photo available
03 Oct 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5470 Mine 1+
26 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5670 Mine 1+
26 Sep 2011 Hart Hill, Delamere Forest SJ5671 Mine 1+
22 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5472 Mine 1+
15 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5372 Mine 1+
30 Aug 2011 Adlington SJ9081 Mine 1+
22 Aug 2011 Lindow Common SJ8381 Mine 1+
20 Aug 2011 Allostock SJ7471 Mine 1+
04 Jul 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
24 Apr 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
29 Mar 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
23 Oct 2009 Hase Bank Wood SJ9581 Mine 1+ photo available
23 Oct 2009 Lyme Park SJ9582 Mine 1+ photo available
05 Sep 2009 The Sandhills, Alderley Edge SJ8577 Mine 1+
01 Sep 2009 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Mine 1+
29 Aug 2009 Newtown SJ9985 Mine 1+
01 Jun 2009 Lyme Handley SJ9981 Mine 1+
12 Oct 2008 High Lane SJ9485 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2008 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ3482 Mine 1+
25 Sep 2008 Bosley SJ9165 Mine 1+
20 Sep 2008 Crewe Green SJ7254 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2008 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Mine 1+
17 Sep 2008 Springfield Copse, Strines SJ9786 Mine 1+
13 Sep 2008 Goyt Valley, Disley SJ9885 Mine 1+
25 Aug 2008 Goyt Valley, Romiley SJ9589 Mine 1+
23 Aug 2008 Eastham Ferry SJ3681 Mine 1+
24 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1 gen det female
20 Jul 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
17 Oct 2007 Siddington SJ8370 Mine 1+
10 Oct 2007 Lower Withington SJ8070 Mine 1+
06 Oct 2007 Petty Pool SJ6170 Mine 1+ adult also found
30 Sep 2007 Macclesfield SJ9172 Mine 1+
20 Sep 2007 Alderley Park SJ8474 Mine 1+ on Betula pendula
20 Sep 2007 Alderley Park SJ8476 Mine 1+ on Betula pendula
23 Jun 2007 Poynton Coppice SJ9382 Mine 1+
06 Nov 2006 Poynton SJ9284 Mine 1+
13 Oct 2006 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2006 Poynton SJ9183 Mine 1+
09 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Aug 2006 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9471 Mine 1+
21 Aug 2006 Prince's Wood, Poynton SJ9384 Mine 1+
14 Aug 2006 Middlewood Way SJ9482 Mine 1+
11 Aug 2006 Windlehurst SJ9586 Mine 1+
17 Jul 2006 Anson Pit, Higher Poynton SJ9383 Mine 1+
17 Jul 2006 Anson Pit, Higher Poynton SJ9483 Mine 1+
12 Apr 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
08 Nov 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. male
29 Sep 2005 Woods Moor SJ9087 Mine 1+
22 Sep 2005 Rostherne Mere SJ7383 Mine 1+
06 Sep 2005 Mirrlees, Woods Moor SJ9086 Mine 1+
23 Aug 2005 Radnor Bridge SJ8365 Mine 1+
16 Aug 2005 Woods Moor SJ9187 Mine 1+
23 Mar 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Gen. det.
18 Mar 2005 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1 gen det male
2005 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det male SF
19 Sep 2004 Mossley SD9702 Mine 1+
27 Mar 2004 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
16 Jul 2002 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen.det.
2002 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen det male
20 Oct 2001 Weaver Valley, Winsford SJ6568 Mine 1+
2001 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 gen det female
15 Apr 2001 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 gen det
17 Jun 2000 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9998 Larval 1+ off birch
20 Sep 1998 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SK0799 Larval 1+ on Betula
11 Oct 1997 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+ plus imago on birch trunk
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
13 Apr 1980 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection.
11 Sep 1954 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 grid reference not provided
19 Sep 1953 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Mine 1 and 26/9/1953, pupae and larvae in rolled birch leaves, grid reference not provided, emerging 11 & 18/10/1953
1953 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 3 date on data label Oct 1953 is probably when emerged. common on birch 1952/3. Grid Reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 67:12-14. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1 off birch, date on data label Oct 1953 is probably when emerged. Grid Reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 67:12-14. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Styal SJ8483 Larval 1 off birch, date on data label 1/7/1952 is probably when emerged. Grid Reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 67:12-14. Michaelis (1954)
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1 New Cheshire record. off birch, date on data label 21/9/1949 is probably when emerged.. This moth has been confused in the past with the alder-feeding C. elongella. Grid Reference not provided, Sept 1950. Ent. Rec. 67:12-14. Michaelis (1954)
21 Oct 1947 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 gen. det. S H Hind. grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
08 May 1945 Wythenshawe SJ8188 Larval 1 date on data label 8/5/1945 is probably when larva found. grid reference not provided.


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Updated: 12th June 2019