Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Chionodes fumatella

All records

5 records (5+ individuals)

CSV Download (all records)

Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
28 Jul 2011 28 Deansfield Way Elton Cheshire CH2 4PP SJ453753 Not recorded 1
29 Jul 2006 Cholmondeley SJ5450 Adult 1 gen det male SF
29 Jul 1990 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ582691 Adult 1+ Not uncommon flying very low over sand hill with sparse moss covering among Bryotropha umbrosella
1850 Liscard SJ3092 Not recorded 1+ Gelechia celerella Stainton (Stainton's Manual, 11, 332), collected by Gregson from Liscard near New Brighton, was synonymized with this species (Meyrick, 1928). Ellis lists another Gregson record from Leasowe and says, on the sandhills between Wallasey and Leasowe, for G fumatella. Apart from the New Brighton and Liscard records, Hull says, Other Gregson specimens of C fumatella from Wallasey were another unspecified species, with the reference (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935)
1850 Wallasey SJ3093 Not recorded 1+ C fumatella was described by Douglas from a specimen collected by Gregson from New Brighton. date unknown, grid reference unknown.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018