Elephant Hawk Moth

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Agrius convolvuli Convolvulus Hawk-moth

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83 records (92+ 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 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
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
09 Sep 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 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell, noted in annual report
13 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Newton trap
11 Sep 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Adult 1 accepted by SF and noted in annual report
19 Oct 2003 Meols SJ2390 Larval 1+ grid reference provided 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. noted in annual report
24 Sep 2003 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ2591 Larval 1+ brown colour variant SJ253914
04 Sep 2003 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ2591 Larval 3 grid reference provided SJ257913, noted in annual report
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 SJ1887 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 her washing
1992 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
05 Sep 1991 Leasowe SJ2791 Adult 1 on Moreton quarry wall SJ270918
1991 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
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
20 Oct 1987 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1
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
11 Sep 1960 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1
10 Aug 1953 Leasowe SJ2591 Adult 1 Leasowe Embankment. North Western Naturalists 1953:450
1951 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1
1950 Hoylake SJ2189 Adult 1 with M.G.Fraser. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954), specimen in A Creaser's collection
30 Aug 1950 Winnington SJ6474 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Boyd (1951)
05 Oct 1948 Ness Holt SJ2975 Adult 1 Ova given to SGS by E Marjorie Best, from which he reared six specimens in December as a second brood. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1945 Burwardsley SJ5156 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
23 Sep 1944 Marston SJ6775 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Boyd (1951)
29 Aug 1943 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 Liverpool Golf Links, Hoylake. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge (1947), Smith (1950)
1943 Christleton SJ4565 Not recorded 1 recorder R.N. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge (1947)
1943 Sinderland SJ7590 Not recorded 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge (1947)
22 Sep 1942 Marple SJ9689 Adult 1 Entom, 75:1942, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1939-42:12-15
1942 Meols SJ2389 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1940 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ Claremount Schools, undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Oxton SJ3087 Not recorded 1+ and C S Gregson, undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1940 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 1+ undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ and C S Gregson, undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Stalybridge SJ9598 Not recorded 1+ undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1940 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_05313
1940 SJ45 SJ45 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_11298
1940 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13652
1939 Chester SJ3967 Adult 1 Parkgate Road, Chester, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1939 Mere SJ7081 Adult 1 reported by C M Legge, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1939-42:12-15
19 Sep 1930 Sale SJ7990 Adult 1 recorder H de W M, Sale Moor, grid reference not provided
1927 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1 Boughton, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1917 Eaton Hall SJ4160 Adult 1 Sphinx convulvuli - caught by a gardener L Payne, Entom. 50:283-284. grid reference not provided, LCFC 1918:13-16.
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 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 SJ2591 Larval 8 eight larvae found, the largest about half grown. early frosts killed all the foodplant so the moths were not bred, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1916:96. Mansbridge (1940),
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 Birkenhead SJ2986 Not recorded 1+ between birkenhead and hoylake. undated. (J.Povall, Entom., viii., 277), Day (1903), Mansbridge (1940)
1900 Eastham Country Park SJ3681 Not recorded 1+ undated, Mansbridge (1940)
1900 Alderley Edge SJ8377 Not recorded 1+ Day (1903)
1897 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ Day (1903)
1897 White Hall, Tarporley SJ5966 Not recorded 1 entry states - at rest. Day (1903) so assumed to be a field record of one specimen.
1897 Little Budworth SJ5965 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1895 Birkenhead SJ2986 Not recorded 1+ Mansbridge (1940)
1893 Tarvin Sands SJ4967 Not recorded 1 one about 1893 at Tarvin Sands Garden. Day (1903)
1892 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ near Chester. Day (1903)
1891 Hale SJ7786 Adult 1 specimen in Bolton Museum, grid reference not provided
1890 Chester SJ4066 Egg 1+ Ellis (1890). undated record also in day list
1890 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1 undated. at Netherleigh, Chester. Ellis (1890), also in day list
1890 Vicars Cross SJ4466 Not recorded 1+ undated. Ellis (1890), also in day list
1888 Ince SJ4476 Not recorded 1+ Day (1903)
1886 Chester SJ4066 Not recorded 1+ near Chester. Day (1903)
1885 Denhall Lane, Burton SJ2975 Not recorded 1+ Denhall, Walker (1885), Day (1903)
1885 Oxton SJ3087 Not recorded 1+ Walker (1885), Day (1903)
23 Sep 1875 Bowdon SJ7587 Adult 1 Sturmer (1875), Newman's Entomologist 8:239, Ellis (1890), Day (1903)
1873 Eaton Park SJ4060 Not recorded 1+ Walker (1885), Day (1903)
1871 Copley SJ9798 Not recorded 1+ M Kershaw, Entom., v., 443. Stalybridge, Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019