Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Xylena solidaginis Golden-rod Brindle

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82 records (93+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Sep 2015 Withinleach Moor SJ9976 Adult 3 on fence posts along The Street
30 Apr 2013 Cluse Hay, Lyme Handley SJ9681 Larval 1 off heather
15 Aug 2009 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
16 Aug 2003 Longdendale SK0398 Adult 4 on fence posts. Checked 42 posts at SK036986
19 Aug 1996 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1996 SJ64 SJ64 Not recorded 1+ referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
20 Aug 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Not recorded 1
05 Aug 1995 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1+ dates indicate earliest records - no numbers given
1991 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+
26 Aug 1990 The Street, Goyt Valley SK0076 Adult 1 Golden-rod Brindle
14 Aug 1990 Longmead Avenue, Hazel Grove SJ916864 Adult 1 Golden-rod Brindle
1981 SJ64 SJ64 Not recorded 1+ 2233 Golden-rod Brindle x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1981 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 marked as unusual
1981 SJ87 SJ87 Not recorded 1+ 2233 Golden-rod Brindle x = recorded since 1980 Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1975 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_27410, site SJ87
18 Aug 1971 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1 Creaser (1974), grid reference unknown, possibly recorders Rossett SJ374579 VC50 garden
1961 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ no other data provided apart from the fact that the species was present between 1961 and 1975 in this square.
1961 SJ99 SJ99 Not recorded 1+ 2233 Golden-rod Brindle o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1961 SJ65 SJ65 Not recorded 1+ 2233 Golden-rod Brindle o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1959 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
1955 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
1954 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1953 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
30 Aug 1952 Brushes SJ9999 Adult 2 grid reference not provided, BRC Ref: V06_00937, Stalybridge, Staley Brushes in SJ99
28 Jul 1952 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1952 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
26 Aug 1951 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1951 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1950 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
10 Aug 1949 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1948 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1947 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1+ uncommon, grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1947 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1946 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1945 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1944 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1943 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1942 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1941 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1940 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1939 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 4 fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1939 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1938 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1937 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1937 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1936 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1935 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1934 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1933 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1932 Raby Mere SJ3381 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1932 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1931 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1930 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1929 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1928 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1927 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1926 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1925 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1924 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1923 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1922 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1921 Crowden SK0799 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1921 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
1920 Whaley Bridge SK0081 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Rudheath SJ7370 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Delamere Forest SJ550710 Adult 1+
15 Aug 1911 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1907 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Bickerton, Smith (1948)
1903 Delamere SJ5273 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - recorded commonly by all the local collectors273Lithomoia solidaginis
1903 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, undated, abundant some years, Smith (1948)
1903 Whaley Bridge SJ9980 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - fairly common273Lithomoia solidaginis
1903 Whaley Bridge SJ9980 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - fairly common273Lithomoia solidaginis
1903 Whaley Bridge SJ9980 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - fairly common273Lithomoia solidaginis
12 Sep 1900 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1900 Rudheath SJ7370 Larval 1 Knutsford, grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
30 Aug 1899 Whaley Bridge SJ9980 Adult 2 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1883 Brushes SJ9898 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1840 Brushes SJ9898 Adult 1 a long series, with Jethro Tinker. date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:57-58.
1832 Brushes SJ9898 Adult 1+ Found by Jethro Tinker, G Crozier and Eversham of Manchester, in plenty at rest on stone walls and stones & c. grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:57-58. common, Ellis (1890)
1800 SJ67 SJ67 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_17905, date pre 1941
1800 SJ56 SJ56 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13335, pre 1941


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018