Elephant Hawk Moth

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Oidaematophorus lithodactyla Dusky Plume

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42 records (78+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
26 Jul 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, confirmed S H Hind from photo
07 Jul 2017 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 On Common Fleabane
03 Jul 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
14 Jun 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Larval 1 on fleabane SSSI meadow
11 Aug 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
30 Jul 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 1 x Skinner 125W MV, 1 x 15W act. confirmed S H Hind from photo
04 Sep 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
25 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
24 Aug 2015 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm SJ3073 Adult 1 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ309738
13 Aug 2015 Dee Estuary:Inner Marsh Farm SJ3074 Adult 1 SJ304744
10 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
09 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
25 Jun 2015 Wood Lanes, Adlington SJ9381 Larval 14 on Common Fleabane, Macclesfield Canal towpath SJ936810
23 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Larval 4 on Common Fleabane
02 Aug 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
14 Aug 2012 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
17 Jul 2005 Adlington SJ9280 Larval 1+ on common fleabane
08 Aug 2004 Dee Estuary:Inner Marsh Farm SJ3074 Adult 1 garden. grid reference unknown. confirmed on UKmicromoth discussion group
28 Jul 2004 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 15
02 Jun 2004 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Larval 1+ large colony
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 1
29 Jun 2001 Marple Locks SJ9689 Larval 1+ common on Pulicaria dysenterica
10 Jun 1999 Meols SJ2389 Larval 1+ Darkies, Meols SJ236891, on Pulicaria dysenterica
07 Sep 1997 Bredbury SJ9290 Adult 1
18 Jul 1997 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Larval 1+ on Common Fleabane
29 Jul 1996 Goyt Valley, Furness Vale SK0084 Larval 1+ leaves with 'windows' where larva has fed
31 Jul 1995 Adlington SJ9179 Adult 1 amongst Common Fleabane at dusk
28 Jul 1995 Old Clay Pits SBI, Gee Cross SJ942938 Adult 1+ few amongst Common Fleabane
29 Jul 1992 Adlington SJ9380 Adult 3 on Common Fleabane in evening
29 Jul 1992 Wood Lanes, Adlington SJ9381 Adult 1 on Common Fleabane in evening on Macclesfield Canal
24 Jul 1992 Marple Locks SJ9689 Adult 1+ around Fleabane at dusk
02 Aug 1990 Willaston Station SJ332773 Adult 1
18 Jun 1989 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Larval 1+ on Large Yellow Ox-eye, Telekia speciosa
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
1950 Brotherton Park, Spital SJ3482 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
24 Jul 1948 Jenkin Chapel, Saltersford SJ9876 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ locally common. grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
25 Aug 1947 Church Minshull SJ6660 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
19 Aug 1945 Church Minshull SJ6660 Adult 1 specimen in Liverpool Museum, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1903 Shotwick SJ3371 Adult 1+ undated, grid reference not given, sites: Woodbank Marsh, Shotwick and Sealand, nr Chester, county status: local. Day (1903)
1859 Cheshire Unknown Adult 2 site: near Crewe, grid reference not provided. Zoologist 6:189


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Updated: 12th June 2019