Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epinotia tetraquetrana

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84 records (106+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
25 Oct 2018 Black Lake, Delamere Forest SJ5370 Larval 1 SJ538708, Larva wandering over Black Lake sign. Plenty of birch nearby. Larva photgraphed. Later formed cocoon under small fold of birch leaf.
07 Jun 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
31 May 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
27 May 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
23 May 2018 Macclesfield Forest SJ9770 Adult 1 at SJ975709
22 May 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
21 May 2018 Errwood Hall SK0074 Adult 1
26 Sep 2017 Matley SJ9896 Larval 1 on birch. Hobson Moor Quarry SJ988966, confirmed B Smart, emerged 12/4/2018
01 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
27 May 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
16 May 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
03 Jun 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
19 Jun 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
12 Jun 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Jun 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
04 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 x 15w actinic traps
24 May 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
08 Jun 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
08 Jun 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
08 Jun 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
06 Jun 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jun 2014 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1 Birdforum ID section
30 May 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
18 May 2014 Big Wood, Withington SJ8069 Adult 1
20 Jun 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
19 Jun 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
01 Jun 2013 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1
01 Jun 2013 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1
07 Jun 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
16 Jun 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
05 Jun 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 May 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
08 Jun 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
07 Jun 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det.
27 May 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
30 May 2004 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9170 Adult 1
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9171 Adult 1
03 Jun 2001 Tame Valley, Mossley SD9700 Adult 1 gen. det. male
20 May 2001 Delamere Forest SJ5471 Adult 1
27 May 1999 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1
28 May 1997 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
27 May 1997 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1
15 Oct 1994 Danes Moss SJ9171 Larval 1+ emerged April 1995
08 Oct 1994 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Larval 1+ emerged April 1995
13 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
20 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
25 May 1991 Goyt Valley, Disley SJ9885 Adult 1
21 May 1989 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+ occasional
30 May 1988 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 1 SJ528554
14 Jun 1987 Primrosehill Wood, Delamere SJ5567 Adult 1 SJ552674
31 May 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 1+ Several
29 May 1987 Sherratt's Rough SJ6169 Adult 1
20 May 1987 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1+ several
31 May 1983 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+ several
27 May 1983 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+ several
23 May 1980 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Adult 1
11 Jun 1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1964 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Mere Covert, occasional
25 May 1956 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 pages 28-30. HLB Note Books 1952 - 1970
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown. county status: abundant among birch. Michaelis (1955)
29 May 1954 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 4 grid reference not provided
29 Apr 1954 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
24 May 1952 Morley Green SJ8281 Adult 1 Morley Green, Lindow Moss. grid reference not provided
27 Apr 1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
03 Jun 1951 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 5 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949), common on birch, Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (1953)
02 Jun 1950 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
16 Apr 1950 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
21 May 1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
21 May 1947 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1940 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference and date not provided
13 May 1939 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
26 May 1938 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
25 Apr 1938 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
15 May 1920 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
24 Apr 1912 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not given, county status: common among birch throughout and variable. Mansbridge (1940)
16 May 1909 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 4 grid reference not provided
29 May 1906 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
03 Jun 1905 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
21 May 1904 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 4 Phlaeodes tetraquetrana The Ent. 38:116. grid reference not provided. LCES (1906)
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Pretty plentiful in hedges. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019