Elephant Hawk Moth

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Cirrhia gilvago Dusky-lemon Sallow

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
27 Sep 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Sep 2018 Bowring Drive, Parkgate SJ280784 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
25 Sep 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 Oct 2017 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
02 Oct 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
29 Sep 2017 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 Photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
24 Sep 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 determined from photo
12 Sep 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 Photo on forum
09 Sep 2013 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 1st for Marbury
23 Oct 2011 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
25 Sep 2011 Highfield Farm, Coddington SJ447557 Adult 1
24 Sep 2011 Highfield Farm, Coddington SJ447557 Adult 2
23 Sep 2011 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo posted on Moth Forum
23 Sep 2011 Highfield Farm, Coddington SJ447557 Adult 2
05 Sep 2011 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 On wall to front of house
05 Sep 2010 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 On wall to front of house, confirmed S H Hind from photo
02 Oct 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
28 Sep 2008 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1 photo of previous specimen held by shane farrell
22 Oct 2006 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1 noted in annual report
28 Sep 2006 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
25 Sep 2006 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1 noted in annual report
23 Sep 2006 Greengates Crescent, Little Neston SJ294762 Adult 1
16 Sep 2004 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available, noted in annual report
28 Sep 2002 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
26 Sep 2002 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 noted in annual report
24 Sep 2002 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 noted in annual report
2002 Tencherfield, Nantwich SJ663518 Adult 1+
17 Oct 2001 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1
15 Sep 2000 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
21 Aug 1997 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1
12 Apr 1997 Farndon SJ4155 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997 + - referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1997 Moth Report
12 Apr 1997 Aldford SJ4158 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997 - referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1997 Moth Report
12 Apr 1997 Lea Newbold SJ4359 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997 - referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1997 Moth Report
12 Apr 1997 Bruera SJ4360 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997
12 Apr 1997 Hatton, Chester SJ4660 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997
12 Apr 1997 Hampton Heath SJ5048 Larval 1+ on elm flowers, emerged 30/8/1997 - referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1997 Moth Report
1997 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Dead 1
22 Sep 1996 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 2 no foodplant on the island
20 Sep 1996 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 Heath trap
31 Oct 1993 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
29 Sep 1993 Westwood Road, Heald Green SJ849856 Adult 1 first capture of the year, numbers not counted
1991 SJ36 SJ36 Adult 1+ Included in Rutherford (1994), yet the site is in Flintshire
1990 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
1989 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
03 Sep 1987 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
1987 Chester SJ4065 Larval 1+ including f palleago, grid reference unknown
26 Sep 1986 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1 26/09/1986-27/09/1986
16 Oct 1982 Jodrell Bank: RIS Site 337 SJ796706 Adult 1
18 Sep 1982 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, marked as unusual
1982 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+
01 Oct 1981 Marsh Cottage, Denhall, Burton SJ299749 Adult 2
1981 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1980 Marsh Cottage, Denhall, Burton SJ299749 Adult 1+
25 Sep 1979 Dean Row Road, Wilmslow SJ871817 Adult 1 letter to CIR 3/9/1980
1978 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1977 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 Sept-Nov 1977
1977 Malpas SJ4847 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_09749, Malpas area in SJ44
1976 SJ46 SJ46 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_10615, Chester area in SJ46
11 Sep 1971 Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 Helsby, grid reference unknown
26 Sep 1970 Thornton Hough SJ3081 Adult 1 Creaser (1971), LCES 94-96:19
26 Sep 1970 Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 Creaser (1971), LCES 94-96:59
26 Sep 1970 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1970 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+ undated, grid reference unknown
1968 Wistaston SJ685538 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16068
1961 Birkenhead School SJ299881 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_01365, Birkenhead and district in SJ28

1961 SJ68 SJ68 Not recorded 1+ Included in Rutherford (1994), yet the site may be in VC59
1961 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_01155, Irby at SJ267838
1960 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28644, Wilmslow in SJ88
10 Sep 1956 Rowton SJ4464 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, ULTP, 2005/312
1954 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1956), a light distribution over the greater part of north and central Cheshire, LCFC 1954-56:73.
31 Aug 1952 Denhall Lane, Burton SJ2975 Adult 2 Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
04 Sep 1949 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1
1949 Eaton Park SJ4160 Not recorded 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1949 Nantwich SJ6451 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1946 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_27873, Wilmslow in SJ88
1945 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
25 Sep 1938 Barnston SJ2883 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
28 Sep 1930 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1 Smith (1948)
1924 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1+ common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1921 Tarvin SJ4866 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1920 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1919 Alvanley SJ4974 Adult 2 grid reference unknown, at rotten fruit, Smith (1948)
1918 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1917 Alvanley SJ4974 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1917 Alvanley SJ4974 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1911 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1906 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948), BRC Ref: V05_13214, pre 1941
1904 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 undated, Day (1903)
1903 Shavington Park SJ6438 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Hale SJ7786 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1901 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1885 Ness SJ3075 Not recorded 1+ undated, scarce, Walker (1885)
1885 Puddington SJ3273 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1868 Eastham SJ3680 Not recorded 1+ E.M.M., V., 129, Ellis (1890)
1800 SJ65 SJ65 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16764, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019