Elephant Hawk Moth

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Elachista atricomella

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88 records (106+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
13 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Traps (125W)
10 Jun 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
07 Jun 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 3
31 May 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2
29 May 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
16 Jun 2017 Isis Close, Congleton SJ869621 Adult 1 photo with S H Hind
28 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2
09 Jul 2016 Congleton Road, Alderley Edge SJ844776 Adult 1
29 Jun 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
04 Jun 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Jun 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W).
31 Jul 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 Jul 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
26 Jun 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
21 Jun 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
13 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Adult 3 Compartment M, one gen det male
27 May 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
22 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
13 Aug 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
28 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
13 Aug 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
29 May 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
28 May 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
23 May 2012 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
11 Aug 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
08 Aug 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
30 Jul 2011 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
14 Jun 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
05 Jun 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photo
03 Jun 2011 Norton Priory, Runcorn SJ5483 Adult 3 not counted
28 Jul 2010 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
30 Jun 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ204882
12 Jun 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
30 May 2010 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
23 Aug 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
12 Jun 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
12 Jun 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
25 Jul 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
27 Jun 2008 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1
16 Jun 2007 Dusty Tunnels, Hazel Grove SJ9386 Adult 1
06 Jun 2007 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 2
30 Jun 2005 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 1 gen det SF - confirmed from digital photo Steve Palmer.
31 Jul 2004 Frodsham Marsh SJ515790 Adult 1
15 Jul 2003 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 grid reference SJ205882
27 Jul 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 2 Flower Meadow
16 Jul 2002 Wybunbury SJ7049 Adult 1
27 Jul 2001 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 at site TK until 3:00am
15 Jun 2001 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
03 Jun 2001 Tame Valley, Mossley SD9700 Adult 1
28 Jun 2000 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Jul 1999 Park Crescent, Furness Vale SK007832 Adult 1+
02 Jul 1999 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1
26 Jun 1999 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1 not counted
16 Jun 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 May 1997 Woods Moor SJ9187 Adult 1
30 May 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2 in garage
28 Jul 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Jun 1995 Dudley Road, Sale SJ791926 Adult 1
17 Jun 1995 Adlington Industrial Estate SJ9182 Adult 2
20 May 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 in garage
23 Aug 1994 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
02 Jul 1994 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
03 Jul 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
19 Jun 1993 Macclesfield Forest SJ9670 Adult 1 LCES field meeting
20 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
1993 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1+ 01 May 1993 - 30 Jun 1993
24 Jun 1992 Hazel Grove SJ9386 Adult 3
23 Jun 1992 Hazel Grove SJ9387 Adult 3
07 Jun 1992 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
06 May 1992 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1+ 01 Jun 1992 - 31 Jul 1992
22 Jun 1991 Highcroft, Gee Cross SJ956930 Adult 1
12 Aug 1989 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 1
16 Jul 1989 Highcroft, Gee Cross SJ956930 Adult 2
27 Sep 1988 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
07 Aug 1979 Middlewich SJ6966 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection, grid reference not provided
06 Aug 1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. specimen in M Hull's collection
1979 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ6469 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1964 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1 near Gale Bog
1955 Dunham Park SJ7386 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 70:122-124.
1955 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1954-56:76. Michaelis (1955), Ent. Rec. 70:122-124 has site as Cheadle, rather than nearby Gatley
10 Aug 1951 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
10 Jun 1949 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 2 grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 70:122-124 gives date as between 1953-57. LCFC 1954-56:76. Mansbridge & Wright (1950), specimens in Manchester Museum
1887 Knutsford SJ7578 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890) county status: Mansbridge (1940) There are no recent records


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Updated: 12th June 2019