Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epiblema scutulana

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50 records (65+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
05 Jun 2018 Sutton SJ9569 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. amongst Marsh Thistle
02 Jun 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 determined from photo
01 Jun 2018 Prestbury SJ8975 Adult 1 amongst marsh thistles
28 May 2018 Mow Cop SJ8658 Adult 1 off marsh thistles
05 Aug 2017 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4373 Adult 1
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 2 SK000664 - 125w Robinson trap (1), SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap (1), foodplant will be Marsh Thistle at this site
21 May 2017 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 amongst marsh thistle
20 May 2017 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
22 May 2016 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Adult 1 Flushed from vegetation SJ868634, confirmed S H Hind from photo
24 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 1 3 traps at SE097009 (2) & SE098008, along wooded ride near Marsh Thistle
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 1 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride near Marsh Thistle
06 Jun 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 2 photo on rECOrd Moth Forum near Marsh Thistle
04 May 2011 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 3
27 Apr 2011 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 3
05 Jun 2010 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 2
17 May 2010 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
2008 Thurstaston Common SJ2484 Adult 1 determined from photo on moth forum
16 Jun 2006 Stanlow SJ4275 Adult 1
13 Sep 2003 Anderton Nature Park SJ6575 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ650751, 1 larva in stem of Cirsium vulgare
07 Jun 2003 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
09 Jul 2002 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
08 Jun 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 1
02 Sep 2000 Burton SJ2975 Larval 1 Cirsium vulgare stem
02 Sep 2000 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Larval 1 grid reference provided SJ394665, in stem of Cirsium vulgare in sewage works field
25 Jul 1999 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
21 May 1998 Bagmere SJ7964 Adult 1 on Cirsium palustre
04 Jul 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1
08 Jun 1996 Cluse Hay, Lyme Handley SJ9581 Adult 1 male
06 Jun 1996 Adlington SJ9380 Adult 2 Ryles Pasture SBI, one male and also one in the fields to the north
05 Jun 1996 Errwood SK0175 Adult 1 male
03 Jul 1994 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 1 near Marsh Thistle
30 Jun 1994 Midfield, Rainow SJ9779 Adult 1 Gnathole Brook, near Marsh Thistle
24 May 1993 Dean Valley, Bollington SJ9477 Adult 1
29 May 1992 Jepson Clough, Adlington SJ929809 Adult 1
20 May 1990 Great Wood, Broadbottom SJ9893 Adult 1
13 May 1990 Warburton's Wood, Kingsley SJ5576 Adult 3 SJ555764, confirmed as Epiblema scutulana by S H Hind
24 Jun 1989 Arnfield Tower Field Centre SK0097 Adult 1
07 Jun 1975 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference unknown
16 Jun 1955 Bollin Valley SJ7485 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, county status: common Michaelis (1954), Michaelis (1955).
28 May 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
26 May 1949 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided.
14 Jun 1948 Eastham SJ3680 Adult 1
12 Jun 1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
09 Jun 1948 Eastham SJ3680 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
16 Jun 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
12 May 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
17 Jun 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1939 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided.
24 May 1919 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
06 Jun 1916 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided.


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Updated: 12th June 2019