Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Agrius convolvuli Convolvulus Hawk-moth

All records

91 records (100+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Sep 2016 Tytherington Drive, Tytherington SJ918754 Adult 1 on neighbours washing, determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
12 Sep 2016 Farr Hall Drive, Heswall SJ263815 Adult 1 photo on moth forum
09 Sep 2015 Hartford Road Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 1
08 Sep 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 at Nicotiana flowers at dusk 20.15 hours
06 Aug 2015 Pemberton Close, Willaston SJ332778 Adult 1
13 Oct 2012 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
2012 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Adult 1 found in heligoland trap, CAWOS Bird News (91:19)
23 Sep 2006 Rope Lane, Rope, Crewe SJ692531 Adult 1 Convolvulus Hawk-moth - photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
13 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Newton trap
11 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ18 Adult 1
2003 North Wirral SJ2390 Larval 1+ SJ239904 larva found wandering. 12.45pm 19/10/2003 put into pot with soil outside and did not pupate, brought in after 2 days and then immediately pupated.
24 Sep 2003 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ2591 Larval 1+ brown colour variant SJ253914
04 Sep 2003 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ257913 Larval 3
2003 Latchford SJ6187 Adult 1 SJ61038716 in garden at 249 Wilderspool Cresent
28 Aug 2003 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
24 Aug 2000 Moreton SJ2489 Adult 1 2003/150, taken at lights in service/petrol station, Hoylake Road by Mr Bagley
14 Sep 1999 Hazel Grove SJ9285 Adult 1 Chatsworth Road, photographs taken
23 Sep 1994 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 taken by Kestrel
16 Sep 1992 Ellesmere Port SJ3575 Adult 1 brought to mike by a woman who found the moth clinging to the washing
1992 Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
05 Sep 1991 Leasowe SJ2791 Adult 1 on Moreton quarry wall SJ270918
1991 Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
1991 SJ54 SJ54 Larval 1+ a larva
08 Sep 1988 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
04 Sep 1988 Hankelow SJ6645 Adult 1 grid reference unknown
1988 SJ64 SJ64 Not recorded 1+ 1972 Convolvulus Hawk-moth x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1988 SJ87 SJ87 Not recorded 1+ 1972 Convolvulus Hawk-moth x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1987 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 autumn 1987, grid reference unknown, ask Ian if this was his address in 1987
1981 SJ54 SJ54 Not recorded 1+ 1972 Convolvulus Hawk-moth x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1976 Russell Drive, Haslington SJ7356 Adult 1 letter to CIR 14/11/1976
1974 Bromborough SJ3481 Not recorded 1 grid reference unknown, from Neil Davies, letter to CIR 14/12/1978
1961 SJ75 SJ75 Not recorded 1+ 1972 Convolvulus Hawk-moth o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
11 Sep 1960 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1
1951 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1
12 Sep 1950 Hoylake SJ2189 Adult 1 Found by Mr Rule. Exhibited by A Creaser at LCES Exhibition 31.3.2012
30 Aug 1950 Winnington SJ6474 Not recorded 1
1948 Neston SJ2977 Adult 1 Ova given to SGS, from which he reared six specimens in December as a second brood
1945 Burwardsley SJ5156 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
23 Sep 1944 Marston SJ6775 Not recorded 1
1944 Marston SJ6775 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1943 Hoylake SJ2189 Not recorded 1
1943 Sinderland SJ7590 Not recorded 1
1943 Christleton SJ4665 Not recorded 1 recorder R.N.
22 Sep 1942 Marple SJ98 Adult 1 Entom, 75:1942
1942 Meols SJ2389 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1940 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 Stalybridge SJ9597 Not recorded 1+ undated.
1940 SJ45 SJ45 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_11298
1940 New Brighton SJ2993 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13652
1940 Oxton SJ2886 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 Oxton SJ2886 Not recorded 1+ undated
1940 Eastham Woods SJ3680 Not recorded 1+ undated.
1940 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_05313
1939 Chester SJ3967 Adult 1 Parkgate Road, Chester, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
19 Sep 1930 Sale SJ7990 Adult 1 recorder H de W M, grid reference not provided.
1927 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1 Boughton, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1917 Chester SJ3967 Adult 1 Parkgate Road, grid reference unknown, recorder CM in Smith (1948)
1917 Hoole SJ4266 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, recorder CM in Smith (1948)
1917 Sale SJ7691 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16.
1917 Hale SJ7786 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16. need to check reference for recorder
1917 Eaton Hall SJ4060 Adult 1 caught by a gardener, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16.
1917 Bowdon SJ7486 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16.
1916 Liscard SJ3092 Adult 1 on a gatepost, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1917:9-11, Smith (1948)
1915 Leasowe SJ2290 Larval 8 eight larvae found, the largest about half grown. early frosts killed all the foodplant so the moths were not bred.
29 Aug 1910 New Brighton SJ3094 Adult 1 Ent. Rec. 22:240, grid reference not provided.
1905 Hartford SJ6271 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_18125
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Caught by G Caunt. The Entomologist Vol 36, p326
1903 Oxton SJ2886 Not recorded 1+ undated
1903 Denhall SJ2874 Not recorded 1+ undated
1903 Birkenhead SJ2886 Not recorded 1+ from the day list, between birkenhead and hoylake. undated. (J.Povall, Entom., viii., 277)
1900 Alderley Edge SJ8377 Not recorded 1+
1897 Little Budworth SJ5965 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1897 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+
1897 Little Budworth SJ5766 Not recorded 1 entry states.......at rest so assumed to be a field record of one specimen.
1895 Birkenhead SJ2886 Not recorded 1+
1893 Tarvin SJ4767 Not recorded 1 one about 1893 at Tarvin Sands Garden
1892 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1+ near Chester
1891 Hale SJ7786 Adult 1 specimen in Bolton Museum, grid reference not provided
1890 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1 undated. at Netherleigh, Chester. also in day list
1890 Chester SJ3666 Egg 1+ undated record also in day list
1890 Vicars Cross SJ4466 Not recorded 1+ undated, also in day list
1888 Ince SJ4476 Not recorded 1+
1886 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1+ near Chester
1885 Oxton SJ2886 Not recorded 1+
1885 Denhall SJ2874 Not recorded 1+
23 Sep 1875 Bowdon SJ7587 Adult 1 S Sturmer, Newton's Entomologist Vol.8:239, also in day list
1873 Eaton Park SJ4060 Not recorded 1+ also in Day G.O., 1903, A List of Lepidoptera Found in the Counties of Cheshire, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Carnarvonshire and Anglesea
1871 Copley SJ9798 Not recorded 1+ M Kershaw, Entom., v., 443. assumed to be the same entry for Staley Brushes (Underwood 1970) and Stalybridge (same date and ref in Mansbridge)


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018