Elephant Hawk Moth

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Agonopterix ocellana

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74 records (79+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Apr 2018 Oakwood Farm, Styal SJ841829 Adult 1 confirmed S Hind from photo
18 Apr 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 Apr 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 2 125W MV Robinson Trap SJ313735 & 15W Actinic Heath Trap SJ312735, confirmed S H Hind from photo
13 Apr 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Apr 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 2245 - 0600hrs
29 Jul 2017 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ314735 Adult 1
01 May 2017 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
18 Mar 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1
17 Mar 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1
14 Mar 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 2
12 May 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
09 May 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
08 May 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
06 May 2016 Hartford Road, Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 1 photo on moth forum
05 May 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 FT 5.8 C
20 Apr 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
12 Mar 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
22 Aug 2015 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
16 May 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
28 Apr 2014 Delamere Forest SJ532712 Adult 1
31 Mar 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2
29 Mar 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
21 Sep 2013 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 17 C Still
16 Jun 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
06 May 2013 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, new for site
20 Apr 2013 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
13 Apr 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
24 May 2012 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
19 May 2012 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
25 Mar 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 Mar 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 May 2011 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
19 May 2011 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Larval 1+ on sallow, photo available
22 Apr 2011 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
26 Mar 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 May 2009 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
01 Apr 2009 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
01 Apr 2009 Byrons Lane, Macclesfield SJ922722 Adult 1 determined from photo
23 Apr 2008 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
04 Mar 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
15 May 2005 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1
18 Jul 2003 Middlewood Tip SJ9484 Larval 1 grid reference provided SJ94778479 area1, 1 larva on Salix
25 Jun 2003 Moss Lane Plantation, Ringway SJ827840 Larval 1+ 10 larvae on Salix
17 Apr 2003 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
23 Mar 2003 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
31 Mar 2002 Arnfield Reservoir, Old Hatchery Area SK006976 Adult 1
21 Mar 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Visitor Centre) SJ914746 Adult 1 Posted this one to yahoo group-ukmoths, Ian Thirlwell and Steve Nash supplied same identification
05 Sep 2001 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
2001 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
02 May 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
11 Apr 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
12 May 2000 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
1999 Verdin Close, Moulton SJ659695 Adult 1
29 Jul 1990 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Larval 1+ several, imago emerged 24/8/1990, centroid grid reference SJ582691
02 May 1986 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 1
10 Sep 1985 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 2
1977 Rease Heath, Nantwich SJ6454 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1976 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ Shaw Green, occasional
27 Jul 1955 Storeton Woods SJ3184 Adult 2 grid reference not provided, probably ex R Prichard
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
12 Jul 1950 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
12 Jul 1950 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, larvae feed a few weeks later than A conterminella, Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (1953)
29 Mar 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
12 Mar 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
04 Aug 1948 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
25 May 1948 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
27 Mar 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
25 Mar 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Not recorded 1 emerged 21/6/1945. Prichard (1947)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ general and common throughout. Mansbridge (1940)
1900 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 1 date not provided
1900 Bollin Valley SJ78 Not recorded 1
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019