Elephant Hawk Moth

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Donacaula forficella

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94 records (104+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Aug 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
02 Aug 2018 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
26 Jul 2018 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
15 Jul 2018 Bowring Drive, Parkgate SJ280784 Adult 1
13 Jul 2018 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1
08 Jul 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
08 Jul 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 2
07 Jul 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
20 Jun 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
31 May 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
18 Jul 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
16 Jul 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
14 Jul 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
02 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
30 Jun 2017 Isis Close, Congleton SJ869621 Adult 1
19 Jun 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
11 Aug 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
02 Aug 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Aug 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
19 Jul 2016 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
17 Jul 2016 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
08 Jul 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 2
30 Jun 2016 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
12 Jun 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
08 Jun 2016 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 determined from photo on Moth Forum
21 Jul 2015 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
21 Jul 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
28 Jun 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
24 Jun 2015 Stonyfold Wood, Bosley SJ9167 Adult 1 determined from photo
03 Aug 2014 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
24 Jul 2014 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
07 Jun 2014 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
05 Aug 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
02 Aug 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
24 Jul 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
19 Jul 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
06 Jul 2013 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
03 Aug 2011 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
05 Aug 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
22 Jul 2009 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
05 Aug 2008 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
15 Jul 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
15 Jul 2008 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jun 2008 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
09 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ6575 Adult 1 MV + Actinic traps
21 Jul 2004 Dudley Road, Sale SJ791926 Adult 1
09 Jun 2004 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
07 Aug 2003 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
19 Jul 2003 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 2
24 Jun 2002 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
07 Jul 2001 Runcorn Latchford Canal SJ574855 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
02 Jul 1987 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1
02 Jul 1987 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 4
11 Jul 1986 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1+ several
1984 Forge Pool SJ6676 Adult 1
1982 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. LCES106:79
1980 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCES 104:10
1979 Fairfax Drive, Wilmslow SJ838798 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1977 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1
02 Jul 1971 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1969 Frodsham Marsh SJ4878 Adult 1 between No.3 and No.4 sludge pools
26 Jun 1965 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 Taylor (1967)
14 Jul 1951 Burton SJ3174 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Not recorded 1+ date unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1950 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1947 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1+ Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1+ Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1946 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Michaelis (1951). Not in Michaelis (1966)
1940 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: the only record since the Ellis list (1887). Mansbridge (1940). Not in Michaelis (1966)
1933 Cheadle Hulme SJ8786 Adult 1+ recorder H.H.C., date & grid reference unknown, site Cheadle Hulme, reference L&CES Proc. 1931-33
1931 Macclesfield SJ9070 Adult 1+ recorder H.H.C., date & grid reference unknown, site Macclesfield to Marple Canal, reference L&CES Proc. 1931-33
1903 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1+ undated, grid reference not given, status not common. Day (1903)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1+ undated, grid reference not given, at electric light. Day (1903)
1903 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ undated, grid reference not given, site N E Ches. Day (1903)
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, scarce. Ellis (1890)
1887 Oxton SJ3087 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, scarce. Ellis (1890)
1887 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Chester SJ4166 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, site - Chester by the canal, common. Ellis (1890)
1887 Cheadle Hulme SJ8786 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Macclesfield SJ9070 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, site canal between Macclesfield & Marple. Ellis (1890)
1887 Little Neston SJ2876 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1885 Oxton SJ3087 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Scarce, Walker (1885)
1885 Burton SJ3174 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common, Walker (1885)
1885 Chester SJ4166 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. common by canal, Walker (1885)
1885 Little Neston SJ2876 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common, Walker (1885)
1885 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Scarce, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1854 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Rare. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019