Elephant Hawk Moth

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Agonopterix assimilella

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30 records (52+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
27 Aug 2017 Cedarways, Appleton Park, Warrington SJ617842 Adult 1
07 Jul 2017 Barrymore Way, Bromborough SJ339808 Adult 1
18 Apr 2015 Bidston Hill SJ2890 Larval 1 on broom
03 Apr 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen det female
17 Feb 2015 Burton Mere Wetlands SJ3074 Larval 2 2 larval spinnings on broom. Larvae checked and photographed, adult emerged 3/5/2015
23 Aug 2004 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det.
24 Apr 2004 Brink Quarry SJ9573 Larval 1+
09 May 2000 Cleaver Heath, Heswall SJ2582 Larval spinning 1+ grid reference provided SJ25658255 Local
23 Aug 1990 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
22 Aug 1990 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
14 Aug 1990 56 Overdale Road, Bredbury Green SJ934900 Adult 1
28 Apr 1990 Thurstaston Common SJ2485 Larval 3 LCES meeting SJM SJ245854 several, LWH SJ248848 (3), with A Creaser, S H Hind, in spun branches of Broom
22 Apr 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Larval 1+ several SJ574858
12 Aug 1989 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 1
12 Aug 1989 Moore Nature Reserve SJ5785 Adult 1
19 Mar 1989 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Larval 1+ several
1988 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1988 Martin Close, Offerton SJ929880 Adult 1
1988 Woolston Eyes SJ6488 Adult 1 SJ6408888244 - May 1988- Dec 1990
27 Aug 1980 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 2
23 Jul 1980 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
26 Apr 1975 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 larvae on broom, emerged 4/6/1975. grid reference unknown, specimen in M Hull's collection
1962 Woodford SJ8782 Larval 1 numbers in spun shoots of Broom from sandpit all produced Braconid parasites, grid reference not provided
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
02 Jun 1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 3 bred ex broom, grid reference not provided
1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1 grid reference not provided, emerged 10/6/1952 ex broom
1950 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 12 grid reference unknown, larvae plentiful between spun twigs Apr/May, Michaelis (1953)
1940 Caldy SJ2284 Not recorded 1+ Site near Caldy, undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference and date not provided
14 Jun 1915 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 6 Depressaria asimilella The Ent. 48:293 [also 48:295-296] “new to the county list, ex larvae on Broom, April 1915, eating the bark, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1916:96. County status: Common amongst broom but not recorded in the Ellis list. Mansbridge (1940)


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