Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epirrhoe galiata Galium Carpet

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66 records (76+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
07 Jul 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 confirmed S W Holmes, S H Hind from photo
29 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 traps
25 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo taken
27 Jul 2008 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
07 Sep 2007 Bollington SJ945773 Adult 1
06 Sep 2007 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1
18 Jul 2005 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 dark specimen, gen det sf, noted in annual report
13 Aug 2004 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
08 Jun 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 1
21 Aug 1997 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 1 Accepted By CMG Panel August 2002
30 May 1997 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1 Accepted By CMG Panel August 2002
20 Jul 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 conf A M Broome. accepted by CMG panel Aug 2002
09 Aug 1995 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1+ Accepted By CMG Panel August 2002 dates indicate earliest records - no numbers given
01 Aug 1995 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 2
06 Jun 1995 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
1995 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+ report by Ian Rutherford January 1996
1995 Heathbank Avenue, Irby SJ254852 Adult 1
26 Aug 1991 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1
21 Aug 1991 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1
11 Aug 1991 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
11 Aug 1991 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1
26 Jul 1991 Woodside Drive, High Lane SJ954853 Adult 1
23 May 1991 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
1991 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1+
07 Jul 1990 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
28 May 1990 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, marked as an unusual record
21 Jul 1989 Stoneheads, Whaley Bridge SK002817 Adult 1 accepted by the CMG Moth Panel 2002
18 Jul 1988 Swettenham Meadows SJ8067 Adult 1 letter to Bridget Self 12/7/1992, SJ804674 imago emerged 15/6/1989 from eggs
07 May 1988 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1
16 Jul 1983 Talbot Street, Hazel Grove SJ921876 Adult 1 LCES 107:120
1979 Hilbre Island SJ1887 Larval 1 larvae on lady's bedstraw, Wallace and Wallace (1982)
1977 Russell Drive, Haslington SJ7356 Adult 1 Rutherford (1981)
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 only additions to SJ97, Lepidoptera record cards, Biological Records Centre, Monks Wood, via C I Rutherford
1961 Disley SJ9684 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
1956 Kettleshulme SJ9978 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
07 Aug 1955 Crowden SK0799 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
25 Jul 1955 Ness SJ3075 Adult 2 grid reference not provided.
1954 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Larval 1+ ex HJ, emerged 27/4, 16/5, 25/5/1954, grid reference not provided
1952 Disley SJ9684 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
07 Jul 1951 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 4 grid reference not provided.
25 Jun 1948 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 Hoylake. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1947 Timbersbrook SJ8962 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1947 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 Hoylake, Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1946 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00918, Stalybridge, Staley Brushes in SJ99
1945 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1936 Lyme Park SJ9684 Adult 2 grid reference unknown.
1930 Caldy SJ2285 Larval 1+ Several bred. Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
15 Jun 1929 Disley SJ9684 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
1927 Broxton SJ4754 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1922 Crowden SK0799 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 White Hall, Tarporley SJ5966 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1903 Bowdon SJ7587 Not recorded 1 undated, Day (1903)
1903 Macclesfield SJ9070 Not recorded 1+ undated, Day (1903)
1890 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 5 grid reference not provided. undated - taken by all those who sent records, Ellis (1890), Day (1903)
1890 Alderley Edge SJ8577 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1890 Cheadle Hulme SJ8686 Not recorded 1+ undated, Ellis (1890)
1887 Delamere SJ5669 Adult 1 Melanippe galiata, In birches (heathland). Grid ref not provided, Entom: 21-2-5
1885 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Burton SJ3074 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Ness SJ3075 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80. Ellis (1890)
11 Jun 1879 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 1:268. common on the sandhills and may be shaken out of grass roots etc which overhang the edges of some dunes during the day. year and grid reference not provided. Young Nat. 1:204-207.
1879 Wallasey SJ2992 Larval 1+ on Lady's Bedstraw near Wallasey Church. year and grid reference not provided. Young Nat. 1:204-207.
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Not recorded 1+ undated. common. Harpalyce galiaria. Byerley (1854)
1845 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 rare on stone walls, grid reference not provided


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Updated: 12th June 2019