Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Rhopobota myrtillana

All records

41 records (278+ individuals)

CSV Download (all records)

Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Jun 2017 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 7
18 Jun 2016 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2
09 Jun 2013 Hobson Moor SJ9997 Adult 1 roadside below Moorside Farm
01 Jun 2013 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1
31 May 2013 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Adult 1
23 May 2010 Taxal Moor SJ9980 Adult 1
23 May 2010 Taxal Moor SJ9979 Adult 1
22 May 2010 Whaley Bridge SJ9981 Adult 1
10 Jun 2007 Cluse Hay, Lyme Handley SJ9581 Adult 2 only two would suggest that it has just arrived now that the bilberry is no longer grazed
06 Jun 2007 Wincle SJ9666 Adult 76 roadside bilberry
08 Jun 2006 Lane Ends, Disley SJ9883 Adult 1 below Black Rocks. Bilberry grazed, possibly why I only found one
07 Jun 2006 Bowstones SJ9781 Adult 115 along roadside
30 May 2004 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2
22 May 2004 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 30
20 May 2004 Clifton SJ5278 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. site Clifton Wood LNR
23 May 2001 Flaxmere SJ5572 Adult 1+ several
27 Jun 2000 Marple Ridge Quarry SJ9686 Adult 1+
29 May 1999 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+ a few on bilberry
29 May 1999 Lindow Common SJ8380 Adult 1+ a few on Bilberry
28 May 1997 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
13 Jun 1996 Macclesfield Forest SJ9871 Adult 1+ abundant amongst roadside Bilberry
13 Jun 1996 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Adult 1+ a few amongst roadside Bilberry
13 Jun 1996 Cat and Fiddle SJ9972 Adult 1+ abundant at roadside near Cat and Fiddle
08 Jun 1996 Bakestonedale Moor SJ9579 Adult 1+ several
08 Jun 1996 Midfield, Kettleshulme SJ9779 Adult 1+ several along roadside
08 Jun 1996 Charles Head SJ9778 Adult 1+ several on Bilberry by the track
03 Jul 1994 Cat and Fiddle SK0072 Adult 1
28 May 1994 Rainow SJ964764 Adult 1+ a few amongst Bilberry at the roadside
28 May 1994 Bottom-of-the-Oven SJ9972 Adult 1 in Bilberry
22 May 1993 Macclesfield Forest SJ9772 Adult 2
25 May 1992 Marple Ridge Quarry SJ9686 Adult 1+ abundant
16 Jun 1987 Marple Ridge Quarry SJ9686 Adult 10
1953 Goyt Valley SK0173 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown
1953 Disley SJ9784 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown
1951 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1+ Grid Reference unknown, flying in numbers over Bilberry at dusk, Michaelis (1953)
1951 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+ Grid Reference unknown, flying in numbers over Bilberry at dusk, Michaelis (1953)
03 Jun 1950 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Wilmslow SJ8581 Not recorded 1+ common, grid reference unknown
1940 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown. County status: local and rarely taken.
1938 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Not recorded 1 scarce, grid reference unknown
1887 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown, site Flaybrick Hill


Contact: [email protected]
Updated: 18th Apr 2018