Elephant Hawk Moth

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Parasemia plantaginis Wood Tiger

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43 records (67+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Jun 2018 Crowden SE0601 Adult 1 SE06710175, confirmed S H Hind from photo
05 May 2018 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Larval 1 dark brown & hairy, with distinctive patch of orange hairs on back - 4-6th segments
21 Jun 2017 Cluse Hay, Lyme Handley SJ9681 Adult 1 SJ961815
24 Jun 2015 Crowden SK0699 Adult 1
23 Jun 2014 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9472 Adult 1
20 Jun 2014 Withens Brook SE0901 Adult 2 SE097014
25 Jun 2013 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Adult 13 flying over moorland
12 Jul 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 2
12 Jul 2012 Black Hill SE0704 Adult 1 SE079045
12 Jul 2012 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 1+ several SE089044. Photo sent to Paul Hill
04 Jul 2011 Longside SK1399 Adult 1 SK135997
14 Jun 2011 Errwood SK0174 Adult 1 grid reference provided SK010748
19 Jun 2010 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9472 Adult 1
03 Jun 2010 Arnfield Tower Field Centre SK0098 Adult 1 making short flights through the short heather and bracken up at the crossover bridge over Ogden brook, photo available
16 Jun 2003 High Moor SJ9669 Adult 1+ noted in annual report
16 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
02 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
17 Jun 1992 Todd Brook Valley SJ9874 Adult 3
17 Jun 1992 Todd Brook Valley SJ9975 Adult 1
25 Jul 1985 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 6 Old Gate Nick. LCES 109:14
1980 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. SJ594687
18 Jul 1963 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1963 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+
01 Jul 1951 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
30 Jun 1951 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. grid reference not provided
03 Jul 1949 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
29 Jun 1947 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1946 Nettleford Wood, Delamere SJ5369 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1946 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00954, Stalybridge, Staley Brushes in SJ99
04 Jul 1942 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
1940 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ fairly common, Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16357
1940 SJ97 SJ97 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00253
1927 Broxton SJ4754 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
1920 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+
1919 Nettleford Wood, Delamere SJ5369 Adult 1 Delamere, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1914 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ not common, Mansbridge (1940)
1903 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ undated, not common, Day (1903)
1903 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, North East Cheshire, Day (1903)
1894 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 male & female, no grid reference provided, site given as Chester but probably some way from the city, specimen (s) in the Grosvenor Museum. ID confirmed M Bellingham 4/2/2015
1890 Rudheath SJ6772 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.


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Updated: 12th June 2019