Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Coleophora trifolii

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28 records (28+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
27 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
26 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Traps (125W)
25 Jun 2018 Mow Cop SJ8657 Adult 1 lower margin of eye fringed with yellow coloured hairs
24 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
17 Aug 2016 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
12 Aug 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 FT 14.7 C
19 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 Jun 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 photo on moth forum
15 Jul 2015 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
03 Jul 2015 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1 White tips to antennae
27 Jun 2015 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt15 (Gorse Covert/car park) SJ315735 Adult 1 SJ3157373651, car park area
26 Jun 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
18 Jun 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson 125MVL, gen det male, photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
08 Jul 2013 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
30 May 2011 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
23 Aug 2008 Meols Common SJ2491 Larval 1+
01 Aug 2006 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 gen det female
09 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 gen det female
02 Jul 2005 Congleton Road, Alderley Edge SJ844776 Adult 1 Gent.det.S.H.Hind (female)
17 Jun 2005 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
20 Sep 2003 Adswood SJ8887 Larval 1+
18 Sep 2003 Newgate SJ8281 Larval 1+
2001 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
22 Aug 1999 Newgate SJ8281 Larval 1+ frequent on Ribbed Melilot seedheads
26 Jun 1999 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1 not counted, several, confirmed S M Palmer, K McCabe
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown. County status: common (Michaelis, 1955), common and generally distributed (Ellis, 1887)
1953 New Mills SK0085 Not recorded 1+ common on canal bank, grid reference unknown.. (New Mills is in Derbyshire, although canal is in VC58)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Ellis says 'common and generally distributed' , yet there are no records since 1890. Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019