Elephant Hawk Moth

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Chilo phragmitella

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
03 Jul 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1
28 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (West) SJ3073 Adult 1 SJ307737: 2x Robinson MV trap (125 W) & 1x Compact Heath Trap (20 W) combined results.
17 Jun 2018 Coole Fishery, near Audlem SJ648456 Adult 1
05 Jun 2018 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1
24 Jul 2017 Oxmoor Ponds and Wood LNR SJ558843 Adult 3
15 Jul 2017 Delamere SJ534722 Adult 2 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
19 Jun 2017 Wincham SJ6675 Adult 2 Grid reference not provided, ex http://www.britishnatureguide.com/
29 May 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
30 Jul 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 1 x Skinner 125W MV, 1 x 15W act.
25 Jul 2016 Coole Fishery, near Audlem SJ648456 Adult 1
20 Jul 2016 Coole Fishery, near Audlem SJ648456 Adult 6
18 Jul 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 photo on forum
23 Jun 2016 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
13 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
12 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
10 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
09 Jun 2016 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
09 Jun 2016 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
30 Jun 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
26 Jun 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
26 Jun 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
04 Jun 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
07 Aug 2014 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
28 Jul 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 determined from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
26 Jul 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 6
20 Jul 2014 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, new for site, confirmed S H Hind from photo
18 Jul 2014 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
18 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
17 Jul 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
09 Jul 2014 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 photos
31 Jul 2013 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
19 Jul 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
26 Jul 2012 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
22 Aug 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
02 Aug 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1+
31 Jul 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1+
12 Jul 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ204882
28 Jul 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
30 Jun 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 determined from photo
18 Aug 2008 Lodge Plantation, Runcorn SJ558838 Adult 1+
28 Jul 2008 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
03 Jul 2008 Kingsley SJ550744 Adult 1
02 Jun 2007 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
29 Jul 2006 Cholmondeley SJ5450 Adult 1
09 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 MV + Actinic traps
17 Jun 2005 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 4
17 Jun 2005 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
23 Jul 2004 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 2 3x125W MV and 2x15W Actinic
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 1
07 Jul 2001 Runcorn Latchford Canal SJ574855 Adult 1
17 Jul 1999 Barmere SJ5347 Adult 1 SJ5365947877 with Charles Hull
22 Jun 1996 Anderton Nature Park SJ6675 Adult 1 Witton Flash, centroid grid reference SJ652762
02 Jul 1987 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1+ occasional
02 Jul 1987 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 3
11 Jul 1986 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 3
05 Jul 1986 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 4
29 Aug 1985 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 3
03 Jul 1985 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1+ frequent
1984 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+ Present
24 Jun 1983 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656
02 Jul 1971 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 2 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference not provided, LCES 94-96:35
1969 Frodsham Marsh SJ4878 Adult 2 between No.3 and No.4 sludge pools
1950 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Not recorded 1+ Michaelis (1954)
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1903 Leasowe SJ2691 Not recorded 1 undated, grid reference not given. Day (1903)
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, recorders F N Pierce, J F Brockholes. Ellis (1890)
1885 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Scarce, Walker (1885)
1864 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)
1854 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Rare. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019