Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Hyles gallii Bedstraw Hawk-moth

All records

25 records (61+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 Aug 2004 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
1990 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Larval 1+ Rutherford, C I, 1994, Macro-Moths in Cheshire 1961 to 1993 - 10 larvae found at Saltersley Moss. rutherford 1991 states at the end of august ten larvae found at the site with 8 successfully pupating. 2 were forced and failed.
1974 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00402, Stockport in SJ98
12 Jul 1956 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 ULTP, 2005/312
1955 Whitegate SJ6269 Larval 1 near Whitegate, grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
1955 Whitegate SJ6269 Larval 1 near Whitegate, grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
27 Jul 1921 Bramhall SJ8884 Adult 1 hovering over Scarlet Verbena flowers at 9:30pm in his garden. extracted from copy of unknown journal in Manchester Museum, grid reference not provided.
1907 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 2 two larvae found and one imago bred the following year
1903 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ undated. larval record
1903 Ashton upon Mersey SJ7692 Not recorded 1 undated. in a greenhouse
1897 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Not recorded 1+
1897 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Not recorded 1+
1897 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Not recorded 1+
1890 Bidston SJ2889 Adult 1 undated from ellis list. a single specimen formerly in the collection of the late CS Gregson, captured in an outhouse at Bidston, near Birkenhead by w. morgan
1889 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 Deilephila galii. Text states 'in this neighbourhood,' could well mean Cheshire as opposed to near his residence in Chester (Cropper, A.). Not caught by Arkle. Grid ref not provided, Entom. 22:211
13 Sep 1888 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ Deilephila gallii, grid reference not provided. Entom: 21:313-319. Day (1903)
08 Sep 1888 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ Deilephila gallii, grid reference not provided. Entom: 21:313-319. larvae often abundant and all local collectors reared imagines the following season, Day (1903), Mansbridge (1940)
1888 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 35 Deilephila galii. Eight visits by two to three family members produced 35 larvae, from which the first adult emerged on 29th October. Grid ref not provided, Entom. 22:14
1888 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ larval record - abundant
1888 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ larval record - abundant
1887 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1 on Galium verum, pre 1887, grid reference not provided. Entom. 20:202-206
1870 Stalybridge SJ9597 Not recorded 1+ D. Joliffe, Entom., 5., 168. several specimens in Aug 1870. assumed to be the same records referred to in Underwood 1970 re Staley Brushes.
1870 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ mansbridge 1940 refers to larvae being abundant and all local collectors reared imagines the following season
1870 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Larval 1+ larvae taken pretty freely
1870 New Brighton SJ3094 Larval 1+ very common in 1870, occurred for miles down the coast. Newman's Entomologist 5:417 & 6:235, grid reference not provided.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018