Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Mompha conturbatella

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95 records (111+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
18 May 2018 Henbury SJ8672 Larval 1
18 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
26 Jun 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
20 Jun 2017 Little Budworth Common SJ5866 Adult 2 2 x 125W MV traps
08 May 2017 Marton SJ8669 Larval 1 on rosebay
31 Jul 2016 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
18 Jun 2016 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 by broadwalk
13 May 2015 Macclesfield SJ9272 Larval 1
11 May 2015 Macclesfield SJ9073 Larval 1
26 Jun 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
21 May 2014 Werneth Low SJ9693 Larval 1
14 May 2014 Cranage SJ7669 Larval 1
04 May 2014 Kerridge Hill SJ9377 Larval 1
30 Apr 2014 Macclesfield Forest SJ9771 Larval 1
18 Jul 2013 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
12 Jul 2013 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
27 May 2013 Bollington SJ9276 Larval 1 on rosebay
27 May 2013 Tytherington SJ9176 Larval 1
25 May 2013 Delamere Forest SJ5471 Larval 1 on rosebay
07 Jul 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
04 Jul 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
26 Jun 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
25 Jun 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
11 Jun 2007 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jul 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Aug 2005 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
10 Jul 2005 Warrington SJ6086 Larval 1+ grid reference provided SJ60558623, local
22 May 2004 Danes Moss SJ9070 Larval 1+
28 Jun 2003 Marshall's Arm, Hartford SJ6572 Not recorded 1+ grid reference provided SJ651722 Area 4, Records provided by Cheshire rECOrd centre
07 Jun 2003 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Not recorded 1+ Records provided by Cheshire rECOrd centre
04 May 2003 Chelford Heath SJ809745 Larval 1+
04 May 2003 Chelford Heath SJ8174 Larval 1+
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9070 Larval 1+
05 May 2002 Danes Moss SJ9170 Larval 1+
03 Jun 2001 Castle Clough, Mossley SD9801 Larval 1+
11 May 2001 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+
08 May 2000 Middlewood SJ9485 Larval 1+
07 May 2000 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+
26 May 1999 Northwich SJ6773 Larval 1+ SJ676739, local
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Larval 1+ spinnings in Rosebay
15 May 1999 Sound Common SJ6247 Larval 1+ spinnings frequent on Rosebay
08 May 1999 Lady Brook Valley, Hazel Grove SJ9185 Larval 1+ in Rosebay spinnings
02 May 1999 Norley SJ5572 Larval 1+ in Rosebay spinnings
20 Jul 1998 Marshall's Arm, Hartford SJ6572 Adult 1 Area 3, SJ651725
16 Jul 1998 Chester Zoo SJ4170 Adult 1 SJ411706 Flag Lane, Chester Zoo
01 Jul 1998 Swettenham Meadows SJ8067 Adult 1+ SJ80266745
12 Jul 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
11 Jul 1997 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
04 Jul 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 3
16 Jun 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1 also larval spinnings
03 Jun 1997 Farndon SJ4154 Larval 1+
02 Jun 1997 Neston SJ2877 Larval 1+
01 Jun 1997 Meols SJ2389 Larval 1+ Meols Station
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Larval 1+
27 May 1997 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Larval 1+
25 May 1997 Newbold Astbury SJ8659 Larval 1+
24 May 1997 Rudheath SJ7371 Larval 1+
24 May 1997 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Larval 1+
17 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Larval 1+
30 Jul 1996 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Adult 1+
04 Jun 1996 Marple SJ9589 Larval 1+ Goyt Valley
24 May 1996 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
19 Jul 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
08 Jul 1995 Grappenhall Heys SJ630854 Adult 1
08 Jul 1995 Grappenhall Heys SJ632857 Adult 2
02 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Larval 1+
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Larval 1
01 Jun 1995 Grappenhall Heys SJ630854 Adult 1
29 Jul 1994 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
10 Jun 1994 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 3 centroid grid references SJ582691 & SJ584691
16 Jul 1993 Gee Cross SJ9593 Adult 1 Barren Fields
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 3 LWH - SJ617678, SJM - SJ615679 centroid grid references, several
23 Jun 1991 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Adult 3 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
02 Jul 1990 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 1 SJ550724
29 Jun 1990 Marple SJ9488 Adult 1
10 Jun 1989 Dunham Park SJ7387 Adult 3
04 Aug 1988 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1
02 Jul 1987 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 1
02 Jul 1987 Moore SJ5785 Adult 1
11 Jul 1986 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1+ frequent
10 Aug 1980 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
28 Jun 1980 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
05 Jul 1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. county status: recorded from many places. Michaelis (1955)
26 Jun 1953 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 This insect continues to spread. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
07 Jun 1953 Newgate SJ8281 Adult 2 site: Wilmslow, grid reference not provided
17 May 1953 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1+ on epilobium, with H W Wilson, H N Michaelis, A Creaser, emerged 17/6, 22/6/1953, grid reference not provided
1953 Morley Green SJ8281 Larval 4 Grid Reference unknown. Wilmslow 1949-1950, Michaelis (1954), Morley Green Moss. Spun shoots gathered in early June, emerged 29/6, 10/7/1953 (3). Spread to many parts of the Wilmslow Mosses by 1951, Michaelis (1953)
1952 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ This insect continues to spread. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1+ This insect continues to spread. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Romiley SJ9490 Not recorded 1+ This insect continues to spread. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 New Cheshire record. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)


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Updated: 12th June 2019