Elephant Hawk Moth

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Phyllonorycter cavella

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
07 Oct 2017 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Mine 1
01 Nov 2012 Alvanley SJ5173 Mine 1+ on birch
03 Oct 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5470 Mine 1+
28 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5370 Mine 1+
26 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5670 Mine 1+
26 Sep 2011 Hart Hill, Delamere Forest SJ5671 Mine 1+
23 Sep 2011 Lindow Common SJ8380 Mine 1+
21 Aug 2010 Sweet Hill, Kettleshulme SJ9780 Mine 1+
30 Oct 2009 Kettleshulme SJ9880 Mine 1+
28 Oct 2009 Hockley, Poynton SJ9383 Mine 1+
23 Oct 2009 Lyme Park SJ9582 Mine 1+
22 Oct 2009 Ellibancke Farm, Newtown SJ9984 Mine 1+
16 Sep 2009 Brereton Heath SJ8064 Mine 1+
06 Oct 2008 Marple Dale SJ9389 Mine 1+
05 Oct 2008 Offerton SJ9387 Mine 1+
17 Sep 2008 Springfield Copse, Strines SJ9786 Mine 1+
02 Nov 2007 Cluse Hay, Lyme Handley SJ9681 Mine 1+
21 Oct 2007 Oldcastle Heath SJ4745 Mine 1+
17 Oct 2007 Siddington SJ8371 Mine 1+
29 Sep 2007 Sandbach SJ7661 Mine 1+ in Offley Wood
03 Nov 2006 Middlewood Way, Hazel Grove SJ9486 Mine 1+
23 Oct 2006 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, above reservoir SJ9783 Mine 1+
18 Oct 2006 The Mosses SJ8272 Mine 1+
24 Sep 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Mine 1+ on birch
21 Sep 2005 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Mine 1+ Wood Bongs
20 Sep 2005 Adlington SJ9080 Mine 1+
23 Aug 2005 Swettenham SJ8267 Larval 1+ Leaf mine
10 Oct 2004 Tidnock Wood SJ8669 Mine 1+
07 Oct 2004 Over Alderley SJ8675 Mine 1+ edge of Long Highlees Wood
07 Oct 2004 Over Alderley SJ8775 Mine 1+ edge of Long Highlees Wood
03 Oct 2004 Furness Vale SK0083 Mine 1+
13 Oct 2002 Nettleford Wood, Delamere SJ5369 Mine 1+
1954 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 8 bred birch, emerged 11/5/1954 (4), 3/6/1954 (2), 17/6/1954 (2), grid reference not provided.
1953 Taxal SK0079 Not recorded 1+ In leaves of Birch, grid reference unknown.
1953 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Mine 1 emerged 29/5/1954, grid reference not given.
1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Mine 1 emerged 17/6/1953, grid reference unknown. Large mines occupying almost the whole of the underside of the leaves in the autumn contain larvae on the Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (unpublished March 1949. 1953)
1949 Wilmslow SJ8381 Mine 1 emerged 12/5/1950, grid reference not given. Probably bred (SHH)
1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Styal SJ8483 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1917 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Mine 1+ common, ex birch, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16. Mansbridge (1940)
1915 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Mine 3 bred ex birch, emerging 5/5/1916, 10/5/1916, 22/5/1916. originall published as Lithocolletis lantanella, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1917:9-11, corrected 1918:13-16. fairly common


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Updated: 12th June 2019