Elephant Hawk Moth

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Coleophora discordella

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99 records (117+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
05 Aug 2018 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Larval 1 Case seen on Birds foot trefoil to rear through ..
15 May 2018 Kerridge Hill SJ9475 Larval 1
13 May 2018 Cheshire's Close SJ8658 Larval 1 at SJ866584
17 Sep 2017 Birchall Moss SJ6846 Larval 1+
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap
31 May 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson 125w MV traps
11 May 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8562 Larval 7 on bird's-foot trefoil
10 Jul 2015 Wimberry Moss Quarry SJ9676 Adult 2 one worn male gen det
01 Jul 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
26 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Sep 2014 Todd Brook Valley SJ9876 Larval 1+
11 Jul 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 3 one male gen det
06 Jun 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 1 also larval feeding signs
24 May 2014 Partington SJ7291 Larval 2 Feeding on bird's-foot trefoil, photographed
16 May 2014 Mobberley SJ7879 Larval 1
08 May 2014 Tytherington SJ9275 Larval 1+
04 May 2014 Kerridge Hill SJ9475 Larval 1+ on bird's-foot trefoil growing amongst stunted rabbit grazed heather SJ94305 75623
18 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
10 Jul 2013 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1 SJ185878
02 Jun 2013 Arnfield Tower Field Centre SK0098 Larval 1+
02 Jun 2013 Arnfield Reservoir SK0197 Larval 1+
27 May 2013 Tytherington SJ9176 Larval 1+
09 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det female
07 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
15 Sep 2011 Delamere Forest SJ5372 Larval 1+
22 Oct 2010 Tytherington SJ9175 Larval 1+
22 Oct 2010 Bollington SJ9176 Larval 1+
11 Oct 2010 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Larval 1+ photo available
08 Aug 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Larval 1+
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ204882
04 Jun 2010 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 3
13 Sep 2009 Moorside Hotel, Disley SJ9882 Larval 1+
10 Jun 2007 Moorside Hotel, Disley SJ9882 Adult 1
12 Oct 2006 Lady Brook Valley, Hazel Grove SJ9185 Larval 1+
06 Oct 2006 Anson Pit, Higher Poynton SJ9483 Larval 1+
04 Jul 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
16 Jun 2006 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
07 Jun 2006 Cock-knoll, Disley SJ9782 Larval 1+
14 May 2006 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
10 Oct 2005 Woods Moor SJ9087 Larval 1+
09 Oct 2005 Pulford SJ3659 Larval 1+
14 Aug 2005 Goyt Meadows SJ9984 Larval 1+
26 Sep 2004 Marshfield Bank SJ6755 Larval 1+
16 May 2004 Higher Poynton SJ9483 Larval 1+ Anson Road
16 May 2004 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
15 May 2004 White Moss SJ7755 Larval 1+
13 Jun 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ952845 Adult 3 in NE field
21 May 2002 Lea-by-Backford SJ3971 Larval 1+
29 Sep 2001 Borrow Pit SJ7857 Larval 1+ vacated larval workings
09 Sep 2001 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Larval 1+ larval workings on Birdsfoot trefoil
05 Jul 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Jun 2001 Tame Valley, Mossley SD9700 Larval 1+
22 May 2001 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
11 May 2001 Newgate SJ8281 Larval 1+
03 Jan 2001 Adswood SJ8887 Larval 1+ At SJ888873
30 May 2000 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
22 May 2000 Newgate SJ8281 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ825817
07 May 2000 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ cases frequent
05 Oct 1999 Plumley SJ7074 Larval 1+
15 Sep 1999 Styperson Quarry SJ9379 Larval 1+ case
05 Sep 1999 Alsager SJ8055 Larval 1+ cases scarce
10 Jul 1999 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 conf. S.M.Palmer
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Larval 1+ case on Bird's-foot Trefoil
04 Apr 1999 Thurstaston SJ2383 Larval 1+ cases on Bird's-foot Trefoil
10 May 1998 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ cases scarce
04 Oct 1997 Billinge Quarry, Rainow SJ9577 Larval 1+
16 Jun 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1
01 Jun 1997 Meols SJ2389 Larval 1+ Meols Station
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Larval 1+
30 May 1997 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Larval 1+
25 Jun 1996 Old Clay Pits SBI, Gee Cross SJ942938 Adult 1
04 Jun 1996 Woods Moor SJ9087 Larval 1+
04 Jun 1996 Marple SJ9589 Larval 1+ Goyt Valley
01 Jun 1996 Tytherington SJ9275 Larval 1+ Middlewood Way
15 Oct 1994 Danes Moss SJ9070 Case 1
22 Aug 1994 Hockley, Poynton SJ9383 Case 1
07 Aug 1994 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Case 1
11 Jun 1994 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Case 1+
28 May 1994 Styperson Quarry SJ9379 Case 1
08 May 1994 Taxmere SJ7762 Case 1+ on Bird's-foot Trefoil
07 Jul 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
28 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
24 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
22 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
29 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
24 May 1993 Bollington SJ9477 Larval 1+
24 May 1993 Rainow SJ9577 Case 1+ roadside
20 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
13 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ abundant
24 May 1990 Rainow SJ9577 Larval 1+ roadside
25 Jun 1983 Winsford SJ6467 Adult 1+ Catsclough SJ652667, frequent
1980 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Larval 1 larvae abundant on bird's foot trefoil, Wallace and Wallace (1982)
1979 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Adult 1 Wallace and Wallace (1982)
1979 Middle Eye (Little Hilbre) SJ1887 Adult 1 Wallace and Wallace (1982)
1964 Woodford SJ8782 Larval 1+ locally common, grid reference unknown, Taylor (1966)
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Larval 3 Brook Meadow, scarce, Taylor (1966), emerged 19/6/1963, 20/6/1963, 21/6/1963, specimens in Manchester Museum
05 Aug 1916 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, a common species attached to birdsfot trefoil, Mansbridge (1940)
1859 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 site: near Crewe, grid reference not provided. Zoologist 6:189


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Updated: 12th June 2019