Elephant Hawk Moth

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Acleris caledoniana

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29 records (47+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Sep 2013 Holme Moss SE0904 Adult 1
26 Aug 2013 Withinleach Moor SJ9975 Adult 2
09 Aug 2012 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1 Taxal Moor, gen det male
29 Aug 2008 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ946724 Adult 1 gen det male
02 Aug 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 1
02 Aug 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0074 Adult 1
16 Aug 2002 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 1
16 Aug 2002 Macclesfield Forest SJ9673 Adult 6
16 Aug 2002 Forest Chapel SJ9772 Adult 1
26 Aug 2001 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 1
12 Jul 2000 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1 gen det male. New site, well away from its known locations in the east of Cheshire
06 Aug 1999 Goytsclough Quarry SK0173 Adult 1 conf. S.M. Palmer
02 Aug 1995 Bollington SJ9377 Adult 1
26 Jul 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Adult 1
06 Aug 1994 Cat & Fiddle SK0072 Adult 1+ several
06 Aug 1994 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 1
17 Aug 1993 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 1+ several
25 Aug 1991 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 3
21 Jul 1991 Crowden SK0699 Adult 3
17 Aug 1958 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1
1956 Goyt Valley SK0172 Larval 4 off Vaccinium, grid reference not provided, emerged 4/8 (3), 10/8/1956
1955 Goyt Valley SK0172 Larval 5 grid reference not provided, emerged 22/8/1955
1953 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ County status: Plentiful on high ground in east Cheshire. Michaelis (1954)
31 Jul 1947 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 2 c2100 hrs over bilberry, heather. grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: common on the Pennine Moorlands, sometimes abundant but rather local. Mansbridge (1940)
29 Aug 1926 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Mosses. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019