Elephant Hawk Moth

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Anacampsis populella

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32 records (47+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
23 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 x Robinson MV Traps (125W)
11 Aug 2001 Ridd Wood, Etherow Country Park - workshop site SJ974922 Adult 1 dissected - male
11 Aug 2001 Ridd Wood, Etherow Country Park - top site SJ973918 Adult 1 gen det male
20 Jul 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 gen. det. male
14 Jul 1997 Bagmere SJ7964 Adult 1+ several amongst sallows
10 Aug 1995 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 2
31 Jul 1995 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1+ occasional
19 Jul 1995 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
26 Aug 1990 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 3 SJ503526.
02 Aug 1990 Willaston Station SJ332773 Adult 2
25 Aug 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 3
17 Jul 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 1
20 Jun 1987 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Larval 1+ Imagines emerged 6/7 and 7/7/1987.
31 May 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Larval 1+ emerged 3/7 and 4/7/1987.
10 Sep 1985 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+
19 May 1984 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ emerged 13/6/1984 and 19/6/1984 f. fuscatella off Creeping Willow
06 May 1984 Winsford SJ6467 Larval 1+ Catsclough SJ652667, imago emerged 13/6/1984 .
02 Sep 1982 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1+
28 Aug 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+ frequent.
31 Aug 1981 Wharton Common SJ6567 Adult 1
29 Aug 1981 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
30 May 1953 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1+ off sallow, emerged 1/7 (4), 7/7/1953, grid reference not provided
1953 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1+ date and grid reference unknown, bred from spun leaves on aspen, Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (1953)
1953 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 2 grid reference unknown, on Poplar, emerged 22/7/1953, Lancs and Chesh Ent Soc coll.
02 Jun 1952 Thurstaston SJ2485 Larval 1 emerged 2/7/1952, off Aspen, grid reference not provided
21 May 1952 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Larval 1 Balsam Poplar, emerged 2/7/1952, grid reference not provided
16 May 1948 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 3 on sallow, emerged 7/7, 8/7/1948, grid reference not provided, specimens held at Manchester Museum
1947 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ sallow, emerged 17/7/1947. grid reference not provided.
26 May 1946 Thurstaston SJ2485 Larval 4 on aspen, emerged 27/6/1946, 30/6/1946, 2/7/1946, 4/7/1946, grid reference not provided, seven specimens held at Manchester Museum
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: abundant throughout. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Bromborough SJ3481 Larval 4 grid reference unknown, on Salix, emerged 22/6, 25/6, 26/6, 29/6/1940, Lancs and Chesh Ent Soc coll.
1939 Bromborough SJ3481 Larval 1 grid reference unknown, on Salix, emerged 17/8/1939, Lancs and Chesh Ent Soc coll.


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