Elephant Hawk Moth

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Bryotropha politella

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18 records (36+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Jul 2015 Billinge Quarry, Rainow SJ9577 Adult 2 Genitalia checked.
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride
11 Jul 2014 Longdendale (VC58) SE1100 Adult 1 gen det female
26 Jun 2014 Errwood SK0175 Adult 1 gen det male
08 Aug 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 6 Just in from The Street SK003760, easily flushed from Scot's Pine, photo available
04 Jul 2008 Knightslow Wood, Lyme Park SJ9681 Adult 1 gen det male
11 Jun 2007 Lyme Park SJ9582 Adult 2 gen det male & female
08 Jul 2005 Jacksonedge Quarry, Disley SJ9685 Adult 1 gen det male
07 Jul 2003 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 1 gen det female
07 Jul 2003 Errwood SK0174 Adult 1 gen det male
25 Jun 1961 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
13 Jun 1953 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
07 Jul 1951 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 12 in moorland supporting Juncus communis and squarrosus, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 64:12-13. Michaelis (1954), 3 specimens in Manchester Museum, one in Lancs and Chesh Ent Soc coll, Liverpool
01 Jul 1951 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 1 1200 ft, near Kettleshulme, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 64:12-13. specimen in Manchester Museum
22 Jun 1947 Lyme Park SJ9681 Adult 1 New Cheshire record. the moors above Lyme Park, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 64:12-13. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1947 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Michaelis (1956)
1916 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. County status: not common. Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019