Elephant Hawk Moth

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Acleris laterana

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68 records (92+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
02 Sep 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Dead in trap
11 Aug 2018 Withington Park SJ8172 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
06 Aug 2018 Mottram St Andrew SJ8778 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
26 Jul 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Summer Hide SJ857689 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
25 Jul 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
23 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. one of two caught. 2 x Robinson MV Traps (125W)
17 Jul 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.males x 2
25 Aug 2017 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Don's Pool SJ858689 Adult 2 Genitalia checked on one male.
22 Aug 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8462 Adult 2 one female genitalia checked.
20 Aug 2017 Timbersbrook SJ8863 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
18 Aug 2017 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
12 Aug 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
26 Oct 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
01 Sep 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. with Jean Oliver - skinner actinic, 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
22 Aug 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked, escaped into garage and later found dead on windowsill
13 Aug 2016 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
05 Aug 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
17 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
31 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 3 one male gen det
28 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 8 a small male gen det
09 Aug 2015 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
21 Sep 2014 Bidston Hill SJ2890 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
28 Jul 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
24 Sep 2013 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 gen det male
30 Aug 2013 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 gen det male
05 Sep 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
20 Aug 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Sep 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
07 Sep 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 5 one gen det male
06 Sep 2010 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 gen det male by S.H. Hind
20 Jul 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen det
2010 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 2 Genitalia checked. male and female
09 Aug 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.male x 2
08 Aug 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.male x 1
09 Oct 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
08 Oct 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
02 Oct 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
09 Aug 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
04 Aug 2007 Burleydam SJ616430 Adult 1 gen det male
11 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.females
02 Sep 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det male SF
22 Aug 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2 one gen det female shane farrell
20 Aug 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2 one gen det male one female SF
16 Aug 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
03 Aug 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
01 Aug 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
29 Jul 2006 Cholmondeley SJ5450 Adult 1 gen det male shane farrell
22 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det female SF
19 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det male shane farrell
16 Aug 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. female
09 Aug 2005 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det female sf
04 Sep 2004 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det.
11 Aug 2004 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det male
10 Oct 2003 Rossen Dale SJ9370 Adult 1 gen det female
18 Sep 2003 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det female
11 Sep 2002 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 gen det male
2002 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 2 gen det 1 male, 1 female
26 Aug 2002 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det by Shane Farrell
23 Aug 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det - male slide retained number
21 Aug 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2 gen det - male slide retained number
08 Aug 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det - male slide retained number
26 Jul 2002 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
04 Aug 1999 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det.
15 Aug 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. SJ277923
22 Sep 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
04 Oct 1994 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Aug 1975 Frodsham SJ5277 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Acleris laterana. undated, grid reference not given, county status: fairly common and well distributed. Var. comparana is the commonest form occuring in our area, it is followed in frequency by var. labeculana. I have no records of the typical form from anywhere in our county. Mansbridge (1940)


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