Elephant Hawk Moth

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Mirificarma mulinella

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71 records (223+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
22 Aug 2017 Astbury Mere SJ8462 Adult 1
17 Aug 2017 Upper Dane Valley SK0066 Adult 8 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap (5), SK000664 - 125w Robinson trap (1), SK00092 66614 - 15w Heath actinic (1), SK00056 66580 - 15w Heath actinic (1), with Jean Oliver
15 Aug 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Adult 2 off gorse SSSI Meadow
23 Apr 2017 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5868 Larval 1 off gorse, emerged 29.7.2017
19 Apr 2017 Adlington SJ9081 Larval 1 off gorse, emerged 10.8.2017
01 Sep 2016 Upper Dane Valley SK0066 Adult 1 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000664, with Jean Oliver - skinner actinic, 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
15 Aug 2016 Sutton SJ9569 Adult 1 off gorse at SJ956696
12 Aug 2016 Upper Dane Valley SK0066 Adult 8 Genitalia checked on a worn female. Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000664 - 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
30 May 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands SJ3074 Larval 1 on broom, emerged 2/8/2016
08 May 2016 Dean Valley, Lamaload SJ9675 Larval 4 SJ964756 off gorse, two retained, emerged 2/8/2016, 7/8/2016
04 May 2016 Marple Ridge SJ9687 Larval 2 SJ926871 off gorse, one retained, adult emerged 26/7/2016
04 May 2016 Jacksonedge Quarry, Disley SJ9685 Larval 2 off gorse, one retained, emerged 10/8/2016
04 May 2016 Marple Ridge Quarry SJ9686 Larval 1 off gorse
03 May 2016 Goyt Valley, Bredbury Green, Stockport SJ9289 Larval 5 SJ929896 off gorse, three retained, emerged 25/7/2016, 2/8/2016, 4/8/2016
19 Apr 2016 Werneth Low SJ9793 Larval 23 off gorse, Idle Hill SJ972931, two retained, emerging 11/7/2016, 15/7/2016
14 Mar 2016 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Larval 2 off gorse, emerged 15/7/2016, 2/8/2016
03 Aug 2015 Runcorn Hill SJ5081 Adult 1 ex gorse 26/4/2015, emerged 3/8/2015
24 Jul 2015 Bidston Hill SJ2889 Adult 1 ex gorse 18/4/2015, emerged 24/7/2015
21 Jul 2015 Bidston Hill SJ2889 Adult 1 ex gorse 18/4/2015, emerged 21/7/2015
17 Jul 2015 Runcorn Hill SJ5081 Adult 1 ex gorse 26/4/2015, emerged 13/7/2015
13 Jul 2015 Runcorn Hill SJ5081 Adult 1 ex gorse 26/4/2015, emerged 13/7/2015
05 Jul 2015 Runcorn Hill SJ5081 Adult 1 ex gorse 26/4/2015, emerged 5/7/2015 & 13/7/2015
04 Jul 2015 Knutsford Heath SJ7478 Adult 1 ex gorse 1/5/2015, emerged 4/7/2015
18 Apr 2015 Bidston Hill SJ2890 Not recorded 2 ex gorse collected 18/4/2015, emerged summer 2015
22 Mar 2015 Sale Water Park SJ8092 Larval 2 SJ806926, larva on broom
28 Apr 2014 The Street, Goyt Valley SK0175 Larval 1 off gorse
24 Apr 2014 Ellibancke Farm, Newtown, Derbyshire SJ9984 Larval 1 off gorse
19 Apr 2014 Gawsworth Common SJ9268 Larval 1 off gorse
18 Apr 2014 Gawsworth Common SJ9268 Larval 1 off gorse
09 Apr 2014 Wharton Heath SJ6567 Larval 2 ex gorse, emerged 5 & 7.8.14
25 Aug 2013 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
10 Aug 2013 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
08 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
03 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det female
30 Jul 2013 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
01 Aug 2011 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 1 SJ5063781734 with Alex J Foot, not counted
29 Jul 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
23 Aug 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
11 May 2006 Jackson's Brickwork's, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ off gorse
18 Aug 2005 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. female
23 Apr 2002 Billinge Quarry, Rainow SJ9577 Not recorded 1+ ex gorse
17 Apr 2002 Moorside Quarry, Pott Shrigley SJ9579 Not recorded 1+ from gorse
09 Aug 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
02 Aug 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
30 Jul 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Apr 2001 Lindow Common SJ8381 Not recorded 1
18 Aug 2000 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 Aug 2000 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
29 Jul 2000 Turncroft Lane, Offerton SJ908903 Adult 1 gen. det. male
04 May 2000 Werneth Low SJ9591 Larval 1+ flowers of Ulex europaeus
18 Apr 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 100 in flowers of Ulex europaeus
04 Aug 1999 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 site TG gen.det.
1999 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 4 one off conf. S.M.Palmer, gen. det.
02 May 1999 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 bred from gorse flowers
25 Apr 1998 Ross Mere, Wilmslow SJ8281 Adult 1+ emerged 24.7.1998+ from Ulex europaeus flowers
11 Aug 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Aug 1997 Mirrlees, Woods Moor SJ9086 Adult 1 flushed off Escallonia
04 Aug 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Not recorded 1 female - genitilia determined by Mike Hull
18 Aug 1993 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
19 May 1991 Woodley SJ9391 Adult 1 conf. E. Bradford
09 Aug 1979 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
1979 Wilmslow SJ8581 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
07 Aug 1978 Helsby SJ4975 Adult 1 approx. grid reference. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
1978 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1
1978 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1
07 Aug 1971 Helsby SJ4975 Adult 1 approx. grid reference. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
1970 'Windcliffe', Alvanley SJ492753 Adult 1 gen det
30 Jul 1955 Bebington SJ3283 Adult 1 Lancs and Chesh Ent Soc coll.
1953 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+ date and grid reference unknown, larvae plentiful but the moth is rarely seen, Michaelis (1953)
07 Aug 1915 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 ex Broom, emerged 7/8/1915 grid reference unknown, Specimen in Liverpool Museum. county status: common and generally distributed


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