Elephant Hawk Moth

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Dahlica lichenella Lichen Case-bearer

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21 records (94+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
24 Apr 2009 Bredbury SJ923900 Pupal 1 Goyt Valley
23 Apr 2006 Bredbury SJ923900 Pupal exuviae 1+ several pupae (one with exuvia) found on the usual fence/gate post
30 Jan 2006 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ924900 Pupal 1+ disturbingly few seen. maybe 6 with a quick look
06 May 2005 Goyt Hall SJ9290 Pupal 1+ only two pupal exuviae
10 Feb 2005 Goyt Hall SJ9290 Pupal 1+ good numbers noted although not actually counted
16 Jan 2005 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ924900 Larval 5 Larvae awake but inactive in cases exposed on wooden gatepost 179
09 Oct 2004 Goyt Hall SJ9290 Larval 1+ around 30 cases which were all apparently fully grown. at least one larva was noted to be avtively feeding on lichens.
23 Sep 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ924900 Larval 5 larva full grown, 5mm, case 6.5mm on wooden gatepost 179
28 Apr 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ924900 Egg 50 ova in case on wooden gatepost 179
25 Apr 2004 Goyt Hall SJ9290 Pupal exuviae 1+ approx 20-30 cases and pupal exuviae on a liche encrusted fence-post - confirmed after referral to headplates which are retained and set.
07 Mar 2004 Burton Marsh SJ300747 Larval 10 larval cases 179
05 Mar 2004 Burton Marsh SJ300747 Pupal 1+ 30 min cases on known wall site
11 May 2003 Burton Marsh SJ300747 Pupal exuviae 1+ 30 30 vacant cases with headplates and ova.Sst.wall. Conf.Ian Dahlica lichenella (Linn.)
05 May 2001 Burton SJ301748 Case 1+ 5 cases on wall at Denhall Lane
04 Apr 1989 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Larval 1+ several
27 Jul 1985 Delamere Forest SJ5471 Larval 2
19 May 1984 Burton SJ3074 Not recorded 1+ numerous cases on sandstone wall
23 Apr 1980 Burton SJ3074 Adult 3 Genitalia checked. Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
22 Apr 1980 Burton SJ3074 Adult 3 Genitalia checked. Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
21 Apr 1980 Burton SJ3074 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
20 Apr 1980 Burton SJ3074 Adult 3 Genitalia checked. Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided


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