Elephant Hawk Moth

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Venusia cambrica Welsh Wave

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap
21 Jul 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
31 Jul 2013 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
05 Jul 2009 Lismore Road, Dukinfield SJ946973 Adult 2 confirmed S H Hind, G Lightfoot
20 Jul 2002 Goytsclough Quarry SK0173 Adult 1 noted in annual report
2001 Trentabank Reservoir SJ9671 Adult 1 at car headlights, confirmed G Lightfoot
24 Jul 1999 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 5 including melanics
1995 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+
04 Jul 1992 Oldcastle Mill SJ4744 Adult 1 SJ470446
22 Jul 1989 Stoneheads, Whaley Bridge SK002817 Adult 1
01 Sep 1984 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Larval 1 several larvae off rowan, grid reference not provided. LCES 109:8, 107:131
1976 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_10017, Bickerton Hill in SJ45
14 Jul 1963 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
15 Jul 1962 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 2 grid reference unknown, possibly VC57, ab bradyi Prout taken, form just starting to appear
1962 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, letter to CIR 9.4.1979
13 Jul 1961 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 3 grid reference unknown, possibly VC57, 2-5 adults, 3 ab bradyi Prout taken, others disturbed see Ent Rec 74:16
11 Jul 1961 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 2 2-5 adults, grid reference unknown, possibly VC57
14 Jul 1957 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
12 Jul 1957 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1954 Broxton SJ4754 Adult 1+ several, grid reference unknown, Smith (1956)
1950 Tattenhall SJ4858 Adult 1 site, date and grid reference unknown, ex letter HNM to CIR 29.9.1980. 'one near Tattenhall, pre 1960'
1950 Kettleshulme SJ9978 Adult 1 site, date and grid reference unknown, ex letter HNM to CIR 29.9.1980. '1-2 to the west of Kettleshulme, pre 1960'
1946 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1940 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00674
1930 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
20 Jun 1926 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCES 94-96:31
1925 Whaley Bridge SK0081 Adult 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
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
1909 Peckforton Hills SJ5356 Adult 1 exhibited at the Man. Ent. Soc. 6/10/1909, Entom. 43:69, a curious dull form exhibited at the Lancs & Ches. Ent. Soc. 20/12/1909, Entom. 43:71. grid reference not provided, Smith (1948)
1903 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Not recorded 1+ undated - common on the border of Cheshire between Macclesfield and Buxton, Day (1903)
1800 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00856, date pre 1941


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Updated: 12th June 2019