Elephant Hawk Moth

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Dahlica lichenella Lichen Case-bearer

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18 records (123+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
24 Apr 2009 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Pupal 1 SJ923900 Goyt Valley
23 Apr 2006 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Pupal exuviae 1+ grid reference provided SJ923900 several pupae (one with exuvia) found on the usual fence/gate post
30 Jan 2006 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Pupal 1+ grid reference provided SJ924900 disturbingly few seen. maybe 6 with a quick look
06 May 2005 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Pupal 1+ only two pupal exuviae
10 Feb 2005 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Pupal 1+ good numbers noted although not actually counted
16 Jan 2005 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Larval 5 grid reference provided SJ924900 Larvae awake but inactive in cases exposed on wooden gatepost
09 Oct 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ924900 around 30 cases which were all apparently fully grown. at least one larva was noted to be avtively feeding on lichens. photo in annual report
23 Sep 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Larval 5 grid reference provided SJ924900 larva full grown, 5mm, case 6.5mm on wooden gatepost
28 Apr 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury SJ9290 Egg 50 grid reference provided SJ924900 ova in case on wooden gatepost
25 Apr 2004 Goyt Hall, Bredbury 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 SJ3074 Larval 10 grid reference provided SJ300747, larval cases
05 Mar 2004 Burton SJ3074 Pupal 1+ grid reference provided SJ300747, 30 min cases on known wall site
11 May 2003 Burton SJ3074 Pupal exuviae 30 grid reference provided SJ300747, 30 vacant cases with headplates and ova.Sst.wall. Conf.Ian
05 May 2001 Burton SJ3074 Case 1+ grid reference provided SJ301748, 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 Case 1+ numerous cases on sandstone wall in Denhall Lane, LCES 107:127
20 Apr 1980 Burton SJ3074 Case 10 Genitalia checked. Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Emerged 20/4 (3), 21/4, 22/4 (3), 23/4/1980 (3) Grid reference not provided


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Updated: 12th June 2019