Elephant Hawk Moth

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Clepsis senecionana

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31 records (65+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
06 Oct 2017 Withinleach Moor SJ9973 Larval 1 in hibernacula on bilberry SJ999734
06 Oct 2017 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Larval 1 in hibernacula on cowberry SK000731
24 May 2017 Taxal Moor SJ9979 Adult 1 SJ999799. Photo of worn specimen posted on FB
10 Jun 2013 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 1
09 Jun 2013 Hobson Moor SJ9997 Adult 19
23 May 2010 Taxal Moor SJ9979 Adult 1 photo available
14 May 2005 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Adult 1
01 Jun 2002 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 2
24 Apr 2002 Longdendale SK0499 Adult 1
12 May 1998 Holybank Quarry, Tintwistle SK027976 Adult 2
30 May 1997 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 5
06 May 1995 Cut-thorn Hill SK0068 Adult 3
28 May 1994 Cat & Fiddle SJ9972 Adult 1 amongst Bilberry
09 Jun 1993 Derbyshire Bridge SK0171 Adult 2
22 May 1992 Stake Clough SK0072 Adult 1
19 May 1992 Arnfield Brook SK0298 Adult 2
19 May 1992 Longdendale SK0399 Adult 2
30 Jun 1991 Tintwistle Low Moor SK0298 Adult 2
1964 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ Hardwick mentions several at Rostherne 1964 (HNM, 1965, The Lepidoptera of Rostherne Mere), however I failed to find any record in this publication, so use with caution (SHH)
14 Jun 1953 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Great Budworth SJ6677 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1949 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
21 May 1947 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
24 Jun 1946 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Boyd (1951)
01 Jun 1912 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 4 Fairly common. grid reference unknown. Mansbridge (1940)
05 May 1912 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, county status: locally common among sweet gale. Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Bidston Hill SJ2889 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Lindow Common SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, recorder JC, site Lindow, status common. Ellis (1890). Michaelis (1953) not seen since at this site.
1859 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 site: near Crewe, grid reference not provided. Zoologist 6:189
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. On the mosses. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019