Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Atolmis rubricollis Red-necked Footman

All records

44 records (133+ individuals)
Show phenology

CSV Download (all records)

Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
26 Jun 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
23 Jun 2018 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Adult 2 SJ973717
01 Jun 2018 Lamaload SJ9774 Adult 3 Quantity estimated. a few, ex posting on Cheshire FB, grid reference not provided
26 Jun 2017 Delamere SJ534722 Adult 3 Photo supplied and is OK
23 Jun 2017 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 GMS data - confirmed S H Hind from photo
21 Jun 2017 Cedarways, Appleton Park, Warrington SJ617842 Adult 1 Photo available
21 Jun 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 Photo provided
21 Jun 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
21 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Regular at this site
19 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Regular at this site
19 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 Previously recorded from this site
18 Jun 2017 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1 photo received
18 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Regular at this site
13 Jun 2017 Macclesfield Forest SJ9571 Adult 1 SJ959716
13 Jun 2017 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Adult 15 SJ972718 (5), SJ972719 to SJ976717 (10)
28 May 2017 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1 SJ49855297 Maiden Castle, confirmed S J McWilliam
19 Jul 2015 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Dead 1 ex email 21/7/15, with good description of moth. Gound dead on Western Gorse bush at SK010771
15 Jul 2015 Farr Hall Drive, Heswall SJ263815 Adult 1
10 Jul 2015 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 1 SJ964725 per email from P Hardy
10 Jul 2015 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 2
06 Jul 2015 Fairfax Drive, Wilmslow SJ838798 Adult 1
30 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 new to SJ98
30 Jun 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 5 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride
20 Jun 2014 Withens Brook SE0901 Dead 1 impaled on soft rush stem, photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
29 Jun 2013 Errwood SK0174 Adult 2 The two specimens were crawling up Molinia [pupation site ?] under trees on the west side of the rough track from the woodland reserve towards Errwood Hall at SK010745 and SK010746; both fresh. Seen by Ranger Peter Irwin who has seen them before but had no idea what they were.
26 Jun 2013 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 1 freshly emerged, photo taken
04 Jul 2012 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 1 at SJ963725, photo available
04 Jun 2011 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ972717
12 Jun 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed P M Hill
06 Jul 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
30 Jun 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
30 Jun 2006 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 2 previous record at this site- photo held by shane farrell
23 Jun 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
17 Jun 2006 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 63 photo in annual report
11 Jun 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Jul 2005 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 photos held by SF
23 Jun 2005 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1 confirmed via photo in annual report. interestingly there was a Pearly Underwing in the same night's catch possibly suggestive of migrant origins?
17 Jun 2002 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot, photo in annual report
1986 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 Accepted by Cheshire Moth Group Panel December 2002. Rutherford (1986, 1994)
1890 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Not recorded 1+ site Delamere, undated Ellis (1890), Mansbridge (1940)
1890 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Not recorded 1+ site Delamere, undated Ellis (1890), Mansbridge (1940), BRC Ref: V05_13188, pre 1941
1890 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ East Cheshire, undated Ellis (1890), Mansbridge (1940)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)


Contact: [email protected]
Updated: 12th June 2019