Elephant Hawk Moth

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Orthotelia sparganella

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22 records (22+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
06 Aug 2018 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
04 Aug 2018 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
13 Aug 2016 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 determined from photo on Moth Forum
09 Aug 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
29 Jul 2014 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 2 x 125MV Robinson traps all night, + 125MV on tripod over sheet until 12:30
22 Jul 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 determined from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
22 Aug 2013 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
25 Jul 2012 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
11 Aug 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
26 Jul 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
11 Jul 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1 photo available
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ205883
09 Aug 2009 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
06 Jul 2004 Lodge Plantation, Runcorn SJ5583 Adult 1 grid reference unknown
12 Jul 1973 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 Hull (1978), Creaser (1978), LCES 101-103:61, LCES 101-103:71, LCES 97-100:13
1956 Redesmere SJ8471 Adult 1 Hull (1978)
1956 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 Hull (1978)
31 Jul 1949 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1920 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1 grid reference not provided other than SJ57. Refers to Delamere, including Flaxmere & Hatchmere
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890). Mansbridge (1940) comments 'not recorded since 1890'
1887 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, site- pits near Birkenhead. Ellis (1890)
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Not common. Found in pits where bur reed grows. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019