Elephant Hawk Moth

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Plodia interpunctella Indian Meal Moth

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30 records (36+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
13 Jun 2018 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
27 Mar 2018 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
26 Sep 2017 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
07 Oct 2015 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
19 Jul 2015 Middlewich SJ7066 Adult 1 Grid reference not provided, ex http://www.britishnatureguide.com/ confirmed S H Hind from photo
24 Aug 2014 Stockport SJ8890 Adult 1 SJ883902, flying around inside pet shop in Stockport (Kings View, Didsbury Road).
01 Aug 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
30 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
27 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
25 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
21 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
11 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
03 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
02 Jun 2013 Grosvenor Garden Centre, Belgrave SJ3861 Adult 1 SJ380610
25 Oct 2011 Hazel Grove SJ9286 Adult 1 37-47 Lyme Road
07 Aug 2007 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
03 Jun 2006 Rope Lane, Rope, Crewe SJ692531 Adult 1
18 Sep 2005 Timperley SJ7988 Adult 1 Wyevale Pet Shop, Thorley Lane
2003 Larchwood Drive, Wilmslow SJ860819 Adult 6 Earliest date 10th July
02 Apr 2002 Tintern Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ878849 Adult 1 'seen every week since' AH 30.6.2002
29 Jul 1998 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
1995 Hazel Grove SJ9286 Pupal 1+ several emerged 01 Oct 1995 - 30 Nov 1995 from Cashew nuts purchased in an Indian shop in Rusholme SJ89 during early 9/1995
30 Sep 1992 Dudley Road, Sale SJ791926 Adult 1 appeared to have come from some soya flour
04 Aug 1991 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
29 May 1991 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
25 Dec 1990 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2 Possibly ex birdseed from City Pets, Liverpool
21 Jul 1989 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
1958 Birkenhead SJ3089 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. County status: A well known pest on dried fruit, especially raisins.
1940 Wirral SJ28 Larval 1+ Site:Wirral. in walnut, grid reference and not provided
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Rare. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019