Elephant Hawk Moth

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Heliothis peltigera Bordered Straw

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63 records (64+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
13 Jun 2017 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
27 Aug 2016 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
07 Sep 2015 Crewe Green SJ7453 Adult 1 nectaring on ragwort SJ746535, confirmed S H Hind from photo
28 Aug 2015 Stockport Road West, Bredbury SJ913912 Adult 1 via email 28.12.15
29 Jul 2015 Hartford Road, Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
06 Jul 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
04 Jul 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
03 Jul 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
30 Jun 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
24 Jun 2015 Crewe Road, Alsager SJ791554 Adult 1
20 Jun 2015 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
18 Jun 2015 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Trap 1 of 2, photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
16 Jun 2015 Bridgend, Mickle Trafford, Chester SJ450700 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
15 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W).
12 Jun 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
30 Aug 2014 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 likely this yesterdays moth retrapped - only it now has some wing damage not present yesterday
29 Aug 2014 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
11 Sep 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
06 Sep 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
05 Sep 2006 Circular Drive, Greasby SJ258874 Adult 1
27 Aug 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
26 Aug 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
11 Aug 2006 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
09 Aug 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
05 Aug 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
26 Jul 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
24 Jul 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
2006 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1+
27 Jun 2006 Circular Drive, Greasby SJ258874 Adult 1
21 Jun 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
19 Jun 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Jun 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
17 Jun 2006 Turncroft Lane, Stockport SJ907902 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1 photo held by shane farrell
15 Jun 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
15 Jun 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot
13 Jun 2006 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 photograph reviewed by CMG Panel. record accepted February 2007. digital copy retained by shane farrell
11 Jun 2006 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
01 Jul 2005 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 noted in annual report
12 Jun 2004 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 noted in annual report
14 Sep 2003 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
05 Sep 2003 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Jul 2003 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
28 Jun 2003 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Photo available
14 Jun 2003 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1
18 Jul 2002 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
22 Jun 2000 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 confirmed by S.H.Hind
15 Aug 1998 Thurstaston Country Park SJ239835 Adult 1
1996 Allostock SJ745712 Adult 1 on Buddleia, referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
1996 Sparks Lane, Thingwall SJ276845 Adult 1 referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
17 Aug 1996 Westwood Road, Heald Green SJ849856 Adult 1 letter to CIR 18/8/1996
1996 Westwood Road, Heald Green SJ849856 Adult 1 referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
1996 SJ36 SJ36 Not recorded 1+ referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
08 Jul 1982 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
1979 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 LCES 101-103:49, 101-103:51
1967 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1950 Hoylake SJ2189 Not recorded 1 from Canary Island tomato. Michaelis (1954), specimen in AC collection
1903 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1 undated, Day (1903)
1887 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1 one found by 'raking', Day (1903)
1887 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 Ent. Rec: 5:21. Grid ref not provided. Entom. 27:76, Smith (1948)
17 Jul 1884 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 2 one adult and one set of wings found , Ellis (1890)
1879 Wallasey SJ2792 Not recorded 1 one on the flowers of ragwort, Day (1903)


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Updated: 12th June 2019