Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Parasemia plantaginis Wood Tiger

All records

48 records (72+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
24 Jun 2015 Crowden SK0699 Adult 1
23 Jun 2014 Tegg's Nose 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 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 1+ several SE089044. Photo sent to Paul Hill
12 Jul 2012 Black Hill SE0704 Adult 1 SE079045
12 Jul 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 2
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 SJ9472 Adult 1
03 Jun 2010 Arnfield SK0098 Adult 1 making short flights through the short heather and bracken up at the crossover bridge over Ogden brook, photo available
24 Jun 2008 Lindow Moss SJ821803 Not recorded 1+
16 Jun 2003 High Moor SJ9669 Adult 1+ 2004/087 Field record / observation Nick Littlewood Nick Littlewood
16 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Not recorded 1
02 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Not recorded 1
17 Jun 1992 Todd Brook Valley SJ9874 Adult 3
17 Jun 1992 Todd Brook Valley SJ9975 Adult 1
25 Jul 1985 Old Gate Nick SJ9976 Adult 6
1980 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 not counted SJ594687
1971 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1970 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1969 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1968 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1967 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1966 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1965 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1964 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
18 Jul 1963 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1963 Lindow Common SJ8281 Adult 1+
1961 SJ99 SJ99 Not recorded 1+ 2056 Wood Tiger 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.
01 Jul 1951 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
03 Jul 1949 Brushes SJ9999 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
29 Jun 1947 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1946 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
04 Jul 1942 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
1940 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ fairly common in the 1940's, Grid Reference unknown, 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 SJ478543 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1920 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+
1919 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1914 Staley Brushes SJ99 Not recorded 1+ not common. also referred to in Underwood William, 1970, Records extracted from various publications to establish a lepidoptera list at Staley Brushes.the publications from which the records were extracted are not known now but were relied on at the time. data was also extracted from local museums and libraries.
1903 Wilmslow SJ8280 Not recorded 1+ undated day list not common522Wood Tiger
1903 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated day list north east cheshire522Wood Tiger
1894 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 male & female, no grid reference provided. Site Chester, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum. ID confirmed M Bellingham 040215
1890 Rudheath SJ6772 Not recorded 1+ undated ellis list522Wood Tiger
1883 Brushes SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1854 Oxton SJ2886 Adult 1 undated. a single specimen captured at oxton


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018