Elephant Hawk Moth

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Acleris hastiana

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
28 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (West) SJ3073 Adult 1 SJ307737: 2x Robinson MV trap (125 W) & 1x Compact Heath Trap (20 W) combined results.
06 Apr 2018 Forest Drive, Timperley SJ778887 Adult 1
21 Dec 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1
15 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
12 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
07 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
21 Jun 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
11 May 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 form radiana
13 Apr 2017 Brackenhurst Bog SJ595698 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
04 Apr 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1
26 Mar 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1
15 Mar 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
13 Mar 2017 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
30 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. form autumnana
16 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2 one of form autumnana
09 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
21 Apr 2016 Hartford Road, Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 1
02 Apr 2016 Hartford Road, Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 1 determined from photos on moth forum
14 Mar 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 FT 5.5 C
11 Mar 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 determined from photo on moth forum
23 Jan 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
03 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Apr 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Apr 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
13 Feb 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
12 Feb 2015 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind
18 Jul 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
09 Jul 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jul 2014 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1 not counted
29 Jun 2014 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
22 Jun 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 determined from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
06 Apr 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 form radiana
09 Mar 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 form radiana
30 Oct 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 May 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
05 May 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 Apr 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male, photo taken
29 Jan 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Oct 2012 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
31 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
24 Mar 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 Mar 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 f radiana, photo available
27 Feb 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
27 Dec 2011 Woodend SJ8082 Adult 1 On lighted tunnel wall. gen det male
26 Jul 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photo
11 Feb 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
22 Sep 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male, photo available
06 Jul 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
04 Jul 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
30 Jun 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
06 Apr 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.female
20 Mar 2010 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available, confirmed by S H Hind.
20 Mar 2010 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 photo. ID confirmed Kevin McCabe
2010 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
26 Jun 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ6476 Adult 1+ grid reference provided SJ644767
10 May 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ on Salix repens
12 Aug 1999 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ and pupa on short Salix repens, emerged Sept/Oct 1999
15 Aug 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 3 common in spun Salix repens SJ277925, bred ex larvae, emerged 30/9/1998.
22 Feb 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Aug 1975 Frodsham SJ5277 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1966 Sound Common SJ6247 Adult 1+
1953 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. It is scarce in small areas inland. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Goostrey SJ7770 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. It is scarce in small areas inland. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Ellis (1887) & Mansbridge (1940) gives very abundant on the coast sandhills. Michaelis (1954)
1949 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ sallow, emerged 31/8/1949, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1949 Sound Heath SJ6148 Larval 15 grid reference not provided, emerged 25/9 (3), 28/9 (5), 2/10 (5), 5/10, 7/10/1949
1948 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ sallow, emerged 26/6, 6/7/1948, grid reference not provided.
23 May 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Larval 1 on birch, emerged 18/6/1945
19 Sep 1938 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1938 Wilmslow SJ8381 Larval 1+ grid reference unknown. It is scarce in small areas inland. It used to feed on a small growth of Salix repens on Wilmslow Mosses but I have not seen it since 1938, Michaelis (1953, 54)
1905 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 28 var. subfasciana (1), var. variegana (2), var. albisparsana (1), var. costimaculana (3), var. obsoletana (2), var. autumnana (2), var. aquilana (2), var. albicapitana (4), var. flavicapitana (3), var. pruniosana (6), var. flovo-centre-vittana (1), grid reference not provided, emerged 21/9, 28/9/1905
11 Sep 1904 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 var. costimaculana (1), grid reference not provided, Peronea hastiana The Ent. 38:287 bred series from Wallasey
1900 Bollin Valley SJ78 Not recorded 1
1854 Tranmere SJ3287 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Byerley (1854)
1854 Rock Ferry SJ3386 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. A few specimens only. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019