Elephant Hawk Moth

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Adaina microdactyla Hemp Agrimony Plume

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57 records (63+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 Jul 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 Gorse Covert. 2x traps- combined totals.
28 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (West) SJ3073 Adult 1 SJ307737: 2x Robinson MV trap (125 W) & 1x Compact Heath Trap (20 W) combined results.
25 Jun 2018 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
11 Sep 2016 Frodsham SJ5279 Larval feeding signs 1+ several exit holes found on Agrimonia
08 Aug 2015 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
05 Aug 2015 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
04 Aug 2015 Sandfield Road, Wallasey SJ309932 Adult 1
12 Jul 2015 Ness Gardens rear of Mickwell Brow SJ302758 Adult 1
29 Dec 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Larval 2 in hemp agrimony stems
21 Sep 2014 Bidston SJ2790 Larval 1+ exit holes on Hemp Agrimony
16 Aug 2014 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
31 Jul 2014 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 2
30 Jul 2014 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
21 Jul 2014 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm SJ3073 Larval 1+ RSPB Burton Mere reserve / feeding damage on Hemp-agrimony
07 Jun 2014 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
06 Jun 2014 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
13 Aug 2013 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available, several exit holes found on larval foodplant in garden
01 Aug 2011 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 1 SJ5063781734 with Alex J Foot, not counted
03 Jul 2009 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
30 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
20 Aug 2006 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Larval 1+ hemp agrimony
02 Oct 2005 Neumann's & Ashton's Flashes SJ6674 Larval 1+
02 Oct 2005 Northwich SJ6574 Larval 1+
01 Oct 2005 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Larval 1+ hemp agrimony
01 Oct 2005 Northwich SJ6574 Larval 1+ hemp agrimony
17 Jun 2005 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
22 Aug 2004 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Larval 5 grid reference provided SJ205881. Larvae in stems Eupatorium cannabinum.
17 Jul 2004 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1+
06 Jul 2004 Lodge Plantation, Runcorn SJ5583 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. gen det female
23 Aug 2003 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
20 Oct 2001 Meadowbank SJ6468 Larval 1+ larval swellings & exit holes
20 Oct 2001 Weaver Valley, Winsford SJ6568 Larval 1+ larval exit holes
10 Oct 2001 Weaver Valley, Winsford SJ6568 Larval 1+ hemp agrimony
09 Sep 2001 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Larval 1+ exit holes and swollen nodes on Hemp Agrimony
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 1
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 1+ grid reference provided SJ661753
25 Jun 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
24 Jul 1999 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659750 Adult 1+ Present
24 Jul 1999 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 1+ Paul M Hill, 2000, Old Database
23 Sep 1998 Wharton Common SJ6567 Gall 1+ galls on Eupatorium cannabinum. conf. L.W.Hardwick
26 Aug 1998 Neumann's & Ashton's Flashes SJ6674 Larval 1+ Ashton's Flash, grid reference provided SJ670748, most likely where car parked, workings on Eupatirium cannabinum
10 Aug 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
10 Aug 1995 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
10 Aug 1995 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
09 Jul 1992 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. approach to reedbeds
04 Jul 1987 Birkenhead SJ3289 Adult 1 Tower Road/Cement Avenue
15 Jun 1981 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ6469 Adult 1
31 Jul 1978 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
1978 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1
1962 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+ Taylor (1966)
1954 Spital SJ3383 Larval 1+ Eupatorium, emerged 12/4, 15/4/1954, grid reference not provided
26 Jan 1952 Spital SJ3383 Larval 1 in stems of eupatorium on railway bank
12 Jan 1952 Spital SJ3383 Larval 1 in stems of eupatorium on railway bank, emerged 13/5, 15/5, 17/5, 22/5/1952, grid reference not provided
06 Jun 1951 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1 locally common. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
30 Sep 1947 Brotherton Park, Spital SJ3482 Larval 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1919 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Not recorded 1+ Kid Brook, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1864 SJ29 SJ29 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)


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Updated: 12th June 2019