Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Epinotia sordidana

All records

20 records (21+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Aug 2014 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
20 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
1981 Moreton SJ2690 Larval 1+ Larvae in edge-rolled leaf of Coltsfoot in which they later pupated but were not seen to feed, grid reference unknown.
01 Aug 1978 Windcliffe, Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 2 One male gen det. Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Site on rECOrd as Helsby Hill SJ491752
1962 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ occasional among the alder fringes of the Mere
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8082 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1953 Sound SJ6248 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ county status: Wilmslow-Knutsford-Altrincham district fairly common
1953 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown
1952 Goyt Valley SK0173 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1951 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1+ date and grid reference unknown. In early June the larvae feed in the spun terminal leaves of alder bushes used as hedges, Michaelis (1953)
19 Aug 1947 Storeton Woods SJ3184 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. Michaelis (1954)
09 Aug 1947 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. Michaelis (1954)
1947 Taxal SK0079 Larval 1+ fairly common
1940 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown. County status: local
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1887 Knutsford SJ7578 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown,
1887 Wallasey SJ291927 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown
1854 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, site Clifton Park
1854 Tranmere SJ3287 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018