Elephant Hawk Moth

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Aethes cnicana

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62 records (108+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
28 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (West) SJ3073 Adult 1 SJ307737: 2x Robinson MV trap (125 W) & 1x Compact Heath Trap (20 W) combined results.
22 Jun 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
10 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Jun 2018 Byrons Lane, Macclesfield SJ922722 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
02 Jun 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 2 confirmed S H Hind from photo
01 Jun 2018 Prestbury SJ8975 Adult 1 amongst marsh thistles
05 Jul 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
02 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 Jun 2017 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 2 SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap (1), SK001665 -6w Heath actinic (2)
13 Jun 2017 Gawsworth SJ8869 Adult 1
26 May 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 2 SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap (1), SK001665 - 6w Heath actinic (1)
23 Jun 2016 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 2 traps @ SJ905706
22 Jun 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 2 x 125W MV, 2 x 15W actinic
14 Jun 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
24 Jul 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Jul 2015 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
01 Jul 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
30 Jun 2015 Barrymore Way, Bromborough SJ339808 Adult 1 determined from photo
29 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 traps
27 Jun 2015 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt15 (Gorse Covert/car park) SJ315735 Adult 1 SJ3157373651, car park area
24 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 9 3 traps at SE097009 (2) & SE098008, along wooded ride
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 2 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride
20 Jun 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
20 Jun 2014 Heyden Moor SE0902 Adult 3
06 Jun 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 6
26 Jun 2012 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
10 Jun 2012 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 3 photo available
10 Jun 2012 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4373 Adult 1
04 Jul 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Jun 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
04 Jun 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Jun 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
25 May 2011 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 10
19 May 2011 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 10 photo available
19 May 2010 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
24 Jun 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
12 Jun 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 2
09 Jun 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
04 Jun 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
31 May 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
30 May 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 2
02 Jun 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
17 Jun 2006 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ950720 Adult 1
25 Jun 2004 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1
01 Jun 1999 Hall oth' Hey, Kingsley SJ5575 Adult 1
16 Jun 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
02 Jul 1990 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 1+ not uncommon in dry meadow, centroid grid reference SJ550724
17 Jun 1990 Etherow Country Park, Compstall SJ9792 Adult 1 Ridd Wood
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1 Shaw Green
12 Jul 1953 Gatley SJ8488 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
04 Jul 1953 Mobberley SJ7781 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
14 Jul 1951 Burton SJ3074 Adult 6 several flying low among mixed herbage about 21:30 hours. Grid Reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 64:178-179. LCES meeting, with R Prichard, H L Burrows. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ Michaelis (1954)
1949 Ringway SJ8185 Not recorded 1+ scarce. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1949 Marple SJ9689 Not recorded 1+ scarce. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
22 Jun 1941 Marple SJ9689 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
16 Jun 1917 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1864 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)


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Updated: 12th June 2019