Elephant Hawk Moth

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Chrysoesthia sexguttella

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51 records (60+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Oct 2018 Quoisley SJ5545 Mine 1+ On fat hen.
17 Oct 2018 Seacombe SJ3290 Mine 1+ On fat hen.
15 Oct 2018 Agden SJ5043 Mine 1+ On fat hen.
07 Oct 2018 Marston SJ6774 Mine 1 No quantity recorded.
19 Aug 2018 Little Stanney SJ4175 Mine 1+ On fat hen.
16 Aug 2018 Heath Lane Allotment, Little Sutton SJ366772 Larval 1+ On fat hen.
06 Oct 2017 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Mine 4 Mines on Goose-foot
03 Oct 2017 Sutton Lane Ends SJ9270 Mine 1 on Walker Lane, near junction with Parvay Lane SJ923708
24 Sep 2017 Faddiley SJ5852 Mine 2
02 Sep 2017 Mount Pleasant SJ8456 Mine 1+ several on spear-leaved orache, roadside, Mow Lane, emerged 28/4, 29/4, 3/5/2018
18 Sep 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Larval 1+ Photo on forum. several on fat-hen field margin Common Lane
18 Sep 2016 Acton SJ6252 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2016 Acton SJ6352 Mine 1+
11 Sep 2016 Beeston SJ5459 Mine 1+
11 Sep 2016 Beeston SJ5559 Mine 1+
10 Sep 2016 Waverton SJ4663 Mine 1+ with Helen & Bob Coan
12 Oct 2014 Wardle SJ6157 Mine 1+
05 Oct 2014 Audlem SJ6543 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2014 Audlem SJ6643 Mine 1+
26 Aug 2012 Victoria Wood, Toft SJ7475 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2011 Fox Howl, Woodside SJ5271 Mine 1+
04 Sep 2011 Stowford SJ7353 Mine 1+
04 Sep 2011 Crewe Green SJ7454 Mine 1+
31 Aug 2011 Walker's Green SJ7365 Mine 1+
17 Oct 2010 Hatherton SJ6847 Mine 1+
27 Sep 2010 Lower Withington SJ8272 Mine 1+
16 Sep 2006 Chester SJ4167 Mine 1+
23 Sep 2004 High Grove Farm SJ8587 Mine 1+
18 Sep 2004 Davenport SJ8987 Mine 1+
09 Sep 2004 Chorlton SJ7251 Mine 1+
11 May 2004 Heswall shore SJ2580 Larval 2 grid reference provided SJ258809 Heswall shore, larvae in orache leaves. imagines emerged
19 Oct 2003 Utkinton SJ5463 Mine 1+
19 Oct 2003 Utkinton SJ5464 Mine 1+
17 Oct 2003 Caughall Bridge SJ4171 Mine 1+
06 Sep 2003 Great Barrow SJ4668 Mine 1+
06 Sep 2003 Great Barrow SJ4868 Mine 1+
06 Sep 2003 Heswall shore SJ2580 Larval 5 grid reference provided SJ258810 Heswall shore, 5 larvae in leaf mines on Atriplex
23 Aug 2003 Neston SJ2877 Mine 1+ common on oraches
02 Jun 2003 Gayton cottage SJ265799 Larval 1+ 10 Larvae in mines in Atriplex
07 Sep 2002 Frodsham SJ5075 Mine 1+ common along roadside
12 Sep 1998 Parkgate SJ2778 Larval 1+ 5mm oval mines in Atriplex spp., emerged 28.4.1999. Larger mines were fly
02 Jun 1997 Neston SJ2877 Adult 1+ several amongst orache and detritus on the edge of the saltmarsh
1959 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+
1955 Bollin Valley, Hale SJ7785 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
03 Jun 1954 Storeton SJ3084 Adult 1 grid reference unknown Lancs and Ches Ent Soc coll., Liverpool Museum
1954 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
1954 Stockport SJ8989 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
1954 Poynton SJ9183 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown.
30 Jul 1944 Helsby SJ4975 Adult 1 C.W.Mackworth-Praed coll. At Edinburgh Museum
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
1887 Prenton SJ2985 Not recorded 1+ Prenton Dell, date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890), county status 1940: scarce, we have no new records, Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019