Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Pediasia aridella

All records

13 records (14+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
10 Jul 2013 Hilbre Island SJ185879 Adult 1
1996 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
24 Aug 1952 Ness SJ3075 Adult 1 P contaminella, redetermined as P aridella
1950 Burton Marsh SJ3074 Not recorded 1+ Fairly common Dee Salt Marshes, grid reference unknown
16 Jul 1949 Burton SJ3174 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+ This species was taken at night in fair numbers at rest on the stems, leaves and flowers of Scirpus maritimus and other grasses in mid-July and early August 1949. None was disturbed or observed during the afternoon and early evening. The moth does not come to light as readily as other species of Crambus. (HNM)
1939 Burton SJ3174 Adult 2 grid reference unknown
1938 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+
1935 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+
1887 Denhall SJ2974 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown, scarce. Dee Marsh, Denhall. Recorded as P contaminella before aridella was described.
1887 Burton Marsh SJ303736 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown, scarce. on Dee Marsh near Puddington. Recorded as P contaminella before aridella was described. county status: local on salt marshes
1885 Puddington SJ3272 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Dee Marsh nr. Puddington rather scarce (originally determined as Pediasia contaminellus-SHH)
1885 Burton SJ2975 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Denhall, rather scarce (originally determined as Pediasia contaminellus-SHH)


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