Elephant Hawk Moth

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Xylena exsoleta Sword-grass

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1986 Heron Court, Parkgate SJ282774 Adult 1 letter to CIR 26/3/1987
24 Sep 1984 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1 Not counted
1982 Heron Court, Parkgate SJ282774 Adult 1 March 1982 - June 1984
1961 Birkenhead School SJ299881 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_01490, Birkenhead and district in SJ28

1961 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28030, Wilmslow in SJ88
12 Oct 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
11 Apr 1948 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1946 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948), BRC Ref: V05_13646
1946 Gatley SJ8488 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28955, Gatley/Cheadle in SJ88
23 Jul 1944 Barnston SJ2883 Larval 1 on Chrysanthemum. No quantity recorded.
27 Oct 1943 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
24 Oct 1943 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1943 Chester SJ4166 Not recorded 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1939 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
09 Nov 1938 Barnston SJ2883 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
05 Nov 1938 Barnston SJ2883 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
09 Oct 1938 Barnston SJ2883 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. grid reference unknown
09 Apr 1937 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen in AC collection
1936 29 Storeton Road, Oxton, Birkenhead SJ306871 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
29 Sep 1933 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1933 Claughton SJ3088 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen in AC collection
21 Oct 1932 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
12 Nov 1928 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1
26 Nov 1927 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Caught at sugar on oak. In good condition. A typical specimen.
25 Oct 1927 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Caught at sugar on an oak tree. In good condition.
08 Nov 1926 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Caught at sugar on an oak tree. Apparently newly emerged, being in perfect condition.
14 Oct 1926 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Not in good condition. Edges of wings very frayed.
28 Oct 1925 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Good condition.
24 Mar 1921 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1920 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Alvanley SJ4974 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, fairly common at rotten fruit, Smith (1948)
1920 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, a few, Smith (1948)
1920 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Rudheath SJ7370 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1918 Petty Pool SJ6170 Larval 1 on Typha angustifolia. BRC Ref: V05_17970, date pre 1941
1917 Northenden SJ8390 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
25 Sep 1908 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
04 Nov 1907 Chester SJ4066 Adult 2 preserved in conjunction with men employed by the corporation electric lighting company, grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, not uncommon, Day (1903)
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, not uncommon, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, moderately common, Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1 undated, near Chester, Day (1903)
1903 Eastham Country Park SJ3681 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ undated, moderately common, Day (1903)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ undated, moderately common, Day (1903)
1903 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ undated, moderately common, Day (1903)
1903 Bowdon SJ7587 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1891 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1 Calocampa exoleta, Grid reference not provided. Ent Rec 2:86, BRC Ref: V05_13444, pre 1941
1890 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated - not uncommon, Ellis (1890)
1890 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ undated, common, Ellis (1890)
1890 Eastham Country Park SJ3681 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1885 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Ince SJ4476 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1800 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_05577, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019