Elephant Hawk Moth

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Dioryctria abietella

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72 records (76+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Oct 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
03 Aug 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
12 Jul 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Jul 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
02 Jul 2018 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
2018 Kennel Wood, Lyme Park SJ969827 Adult 1 SJ9691182693
15 Jul 2017 Delamere SJ534722 Adult 2 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
29 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
27 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
24 Jun 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 2
16 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
07 Aug 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
18 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
09 Aug 2015 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
02 Aug 2015 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
21 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
12 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
08 Jul 2015 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
07 Jul 2015 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
16 Sep 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
11 Jul 2013 Chester Road, Poynton SJ915837 Adult 1
10 Jul 2013 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
25 Jul 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
24 Jul 2011 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1 determined from photo
20 Jun 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
14 Aug 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
03 Aug 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
29 Jul 2008 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
25 Jul 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
22 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
20 Sep 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
20 Jul 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
23 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
11 Sep 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
08 Jul 2001 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
07 Jul 2001 Runcorn Latchford Canal SJ574855 Adult 1
2001 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 11 Jul 2001 - 31 Jul 2001
2001 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 01 Jul 2001 - 17 Aug 2001
2000 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
26 Jul 2000 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
25 Jul 2000 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1+
11 Sep 1999 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1999 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1
1999 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
15 Aug 1998 Thurstaston Country Park SJ239835 Adult 1 to MV light
04 Aug 1998 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
24 Jul 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
21 Jul 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
15 Jul 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
11 Jul 1997 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
27 Jul 1996 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
23 Jul 1996 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
22 Jul 1996 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
1995 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1+
25 Jul 1993 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
27 Jul 1991 Highcroft, Gee Cross SJ956930 Adult 1
1991 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
27 Jun 1987 Nunsmere SJ5969 Adult 1
1985 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1+ several
1962 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1955 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 70:122-124. LCFC 1954-56:72-76. Local in central & west cheshire
22 Sep 1951 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
1950 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1940 Chester SJ4167 Not recorded 1+ to electric light. date & grid reference unknown, Mansbridge (1940)
1921 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
09 Jul 1914 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1915:12-14. Single specimen in museum
13 Jul 1905 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 amongst pines, grid reference not provided. LCES (1906), The Ent. 39:96
1904 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1915:12-14. county status: Scarce, Mansbridge (1940)
1891 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1 Dioryctria splendidella, per G A Harker. Grid reference not provided. Ent Rec 2:296
1891 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, county status: rare, Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Bidston SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)


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Updated: 12th June 2019