Elephant Hawk Moth

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Cochylis dubitana

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66 records (83+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
02 Aug 2018 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1
26 Jul 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Cow Lane Hide SJ856690 Adult 4
25 Jul 2018 Heath Lane Allotment, Little Sutton SJ366772 Adult 1
26 May 2018 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
06 Aug 2016 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
10 Jul 2015 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
12 Jun 2015 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
11 Jun 2015 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
24 Jul 2014 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
22 Jul 2014 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 3
19 Jul 2014 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
18 Jun 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
09 Jun 2014 Mobberley SJ7879 Adult 1
10 Aug 2013 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
05 Aug 2013 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
25 Jul 2013 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
05 Jun 2013 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
21 Aug 2011 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 first date noted, not counted
14 Aug 2011 Norton Priory Walled Garden SJ548834 Adult 1
10 Aug 2010 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 3 grid reference provided SJ204882
01 Aug 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
26 Jul 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
25 Jun 2009 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
17 Jun 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
16 Jun 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
25 Jun 2008 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
29 Jun 2007 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
05 Jun 2007 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 Stanlow SJ4275 Adult 1
15 Aug 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
09 Aug 2005 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
08 Aug 2005 Woods Moor SJ9187 Adult 1
08 Aug 2005 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
17 Jun 2005 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ667748
01 Sep 2004 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1 grid reference provided SJ275924 Gunsite, 1 larva in 31 developing seedheads Sonchus arvensis on foreshore
22 Aug 2004 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Larval 5 grid reference provided SJ205880. (photo 164-2) larvae in seed head Sonchus arvensis near tideline on sand. emerged 28/6/05, confirmed S P Farrell gen det
21 Jul 2004 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
2004 Larchwood Drive, Wilmslow SJ860819 Adult 1 01 Jan 2004 - 10 Jul 2004
26 Jul 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 dissected and slide/wing mount number 0964/1 SPF- white on palps and head but not thorax
20 Jul 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1
20 Jun 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1
21 Aug 1997 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1
02 Jun 1997 Meols SJ2390 Adult 2
06 Oct 1996 Werneth Low SJ9592 Larval 1 on Ragwort
24 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
22 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
17 Jun 1990 Moore Nature Reserve SJ5785 Adult 1
21 Jun 1984 Ashton's Flashes SJ664746 Adult 1+ Witton Lime Beds SJ662748, frequent
1979 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1
1976 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ Occasional
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
1954 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1+ Creaser (1994)
30 May 1954 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1951 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 Michaelis (1954)
26 Jun 1950 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1947 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1947 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 2 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1947 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown.
1940 Thurstaston SJ2485 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: common. Mansbridge (1940)
21 Jun 1905 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
25 Jun 1904 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 2 Eupoecilia dubitana The Ent. 38:116. several, grid reference not provided. Common. Mansbridge (1905, 1940)
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Doubtfully named. Not uncommonly taken by beating hedges. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019