Elephant Hawk Moth

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Cossus cossus Goat Moth

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19 records (20+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1924 Mouldsworth SJ5070 Adult 2 Smith (1948)
1919 Huxley SJ5161 Not recorded 1+ Smith (1948)
1905 Eaton Park SJ4060 Adult 1 recorded by CM. Smith (1948)
23 Jun 1903 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 Cossus ligniperda - Electric lamp. The Ent. 37:24. Record referred to in the Day List and undated from the Chester District - occasional as larvae around Chester - also Smith (1948)
1903 Bidston SJ2889 Adult 1 occasional as larvae, undated. Day (1903). Mansbridge (1940), Smith (1948)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, cherry orchard, Day (1903)
1903 Farndon SJ4054 Not recorded 1+ scarce. undated. Day (1903), Smith (1948)
1903 Tarvin Sands SJ4967 Larval 1+ not uncommon. Day (1903), Smith (1948)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1+ undated, trees fairly commonly attacked by larvae, Day (1903)
1903 Combermere SJ5844 Larval 1+ common in oak, undated. Day (1903), Smith (1948)
1903 White Hall, Tarporley SJ5966 Larval 1+ Day (1903). Smith (1948)
1903 Dunham Massey SJ7387 Not recorded 1+ undated. Day (1903). Smith (1948)
1900 Chester SJ4066 Larval 1 undated, grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1889 Chester SJ3964 Not recorded 1 at Lache Lane, Day (1903), Smith (1948)
1885 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ undated, not common, Walker (1885), Ellis (1890). Day (1903)
1885 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1800 SJ67 SJ67 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_17840, date pre 1941
1800 SJ29 SJ29 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_02579, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019