Elephant Hawk Moth

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Agonopterix umbellana

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21 records (27+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
21 Apr 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
19 Apr 2016 Idle Hill SJ9793 Adult 1 SJ972931 off gorse
1990 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Pupal 1 on broom, although only one pupa found, evidence of larval feeding was abundant, emerged 2/8/1990
06 Aug 1980 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1 (=Agonopterix ulicetella)
26 Dec 1971 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 1 beaten from gorse. Hull (1973) , specimen in M Hull's collection, LCES 94-96:80
1953 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown, occasionally, Michaelis (1953)
21 Sep 1951 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954), date on museum labels is 22/9/1951
1951 Lindow Common SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1953, 54)
28 Mar 1947 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1945 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
24 Mar 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
18 Mar 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 Prichard (1947)
1940 West Kirby SJ2187 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Thurstaston SJ2485 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: Local but comon where it occurs. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Storeton SJ3084 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
10 Sep 1921 West Kirby SJ2187 Adult 6 grid reference not provided
17 Aug 1921 West Kirby SJ2187 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
17 Nov 1920 West Kirby SJ2187 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1919 West Kirby SJ2187 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common amongst gorse bushes. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019