Elephant Hawk Moth

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Pammene rhediella Fruitlet Mining Tortrix

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55 records (66+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
17 May 2018 Key Green SJ8963 Adult 1
03 May 2018 Edgeley SJ8889 Adult 1 SJ885893 Old Chapel Street
22 May 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8862 Adult 1 disturbed from hawthorn hedge
23 May 2016 Dane Valley, Byley SJ6867 Adult 1 canal towpath
13 May 2015 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 1
01 Jun 2014 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Adult 1 observatory garden SJ185878
27 May 2014 Middlewood Way, Tytherington SJ9275 Adult 1 between Silk Road & Silk Road Meadow
16 Jun 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo taken
29 Apr 2011 Wervin SJ4272 Adult 1 SJ425725
29 Apr 2011 Stoak SJ4273 Adult 2 SJ425735
24 Apr 2011 Stoak SJ4273 Adult 1 SJ425735
23 May 2010 Thornton Green SJ4473 Adult 1
31 May 2008 Elton Green SJ4574 Adult 1
28 May 2007 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Hilbre day sheets
26 May 2007 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Hilbre day sheets
20 Apr 2007 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Hilbre day sheets
28 May 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 in Blackthorn patch
24 May 2005 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
15 May 2004 Oakhanger Moss SJ7655 Dead 1 in horse trough. gen det male
2002 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
11 May 2002 Morley Green SJ8281 Adult 1
2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Visitor Centre) SJ914746 Adult 1
22 May 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
07 May 2000 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 common around blackthorn, one specimen retained in G. Broad's collection
30 May 1990 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1 SJ617678
13 May 1990 Warburton's Wood, Kingsley SJ5576 Adult 3 SJM SJ555764 (2), LWH SJ554763 (3)
04 May 1990 Forge Pool SJ6676 Adult 1+ occasional
1983 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1+ Present
15 May 1980 Warburton's Wood, Kingsley SJ5576 Adult 1
1978 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1
28 May 1977 Willaston SJ3377 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection, a few among bramble flowers at midday. grid reference not provided. LCES 101-103:29
08 May 1976 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference unknown
1966 Beeston Castle SJ5359 Adult 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Taylor (1967)
1964 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ Church and Mere Fields. A few flying in the afternoon sun over the tops of bushes
10 Jun 1955 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955) county status: has a wider distribution than indicated by the Mansbridge List (1940)
1954 Bromborough SJ3482 Adult 1 Patricks Wood SJ341825
1954 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1953 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ Rudheath, grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Alderley Edge SJ8478 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. county status: I have seen it in many parts of east and central Cheshire in late May, flying at the tops of Hawthorn hedges about midday. It is not easily disturbed later in the day. Michaelis (1954)
1951 Marple SJ9689 Adult 1+ flies midday over tops of hawthorn, grid reference unknown.
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ fairly common. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ scarce. grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ a scarce species. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950), flies over the tops of Hawthorn hedges about noon on sunny days in May/early June but not seen every year, Michaelis (1953)
1948 Disley SJ9784 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
22 May 1942 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 5 grid reference not provided.
1940 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Mansbridge (1940)
1938 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 5 grid reference not provided.
27 May 1923 Mobberley SJ7779 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. Recorder S Hull ?
1919 Prenton SJ2985 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: rare. Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Upton, Birkenhead SJ2788 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890)
1887 Prenton SJ2985 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, Ellis (1890)
1887 Oxton SJ3087 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Bromborough SJ3482 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)


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Updated: 12th June 2019