Elephant Hawk Moth

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Acleris hyemana

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77 records (133+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
10 Apr 2016 Cowbury Dale & Buckton Moor SD9901 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. off heather
22 Apr 2015 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1
22 Oct 2014 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
30 Apr 2014 High Moor SJ9769 Adult 1 swept from heather, gen det female
29 Apr 2014 Cat and Fiddle SK0071 Adult 3 one gen det male, SK00866 71581
29 Apr 2014 Deep Clough SK0172 Adult 1
29 Apr 2014 Goytsclough Quarry SK0173 Adult 1 off heather, gen det female
28 Apr 2014 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 1
28 Apr 2014 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Adult 1
14 Mar 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
12 Mar 2014 Cat & Fiddle SJ9972 Adult 4
12 Mar 2014 Withinleach Moor SJ9973 Adult 3
12 Mar 2014 Withinleach Moor SJ9974 Adult 1
12 Mar 2014 Stake Clough SK0072 Adult 5
09 Mar 2014 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9999 Adult 4
19 May 2013 Matley SJ9896 Adult 1 off heather in quarry SJ988966, gen det male
06 May 2013 Holme Moss SE0903 Adult 1 off heather
02 May 2013 Longdendale SK0398 Adult 1 gen det female
20 Apr 2013 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1 on heather
2013 Thurstaston SJ2484 Adult 1
04 Apr 2011 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 determined from photo
12 Apr 2010 Harrop Wood, Rainow SJ9678 Adult 1 gen det male
10 Apr 2010 Whaley Moor SJ9881 Adult 1 off heather, gen det female
17 Mar 2010 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Adult 1 SJ586657, confirmed by S Hind from photograph
28 Jan 2009 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
05 Jan 2007 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 grid reference provided SJ267838
20 Oct 2006 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1
01 May 2003 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
22 Dec 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 confirmed via dissection
03 Mar 2002 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 Exhibited at Lancs & Ches Ent Soc meeting
20 Oct 2000 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
12 Mar 2000 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
10 Feb 2000 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
30 Mar 1999 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1
01 Feb 1999 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 LCES 121:131
15 Feb 1998 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
28 Sep 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
12 Mar 1997 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
02 Mar 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
22 Feb 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
20 Feb 1997 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
1997 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1+
22 Mar 1996 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
06 Mar 1996 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 SJ595688
02 Mar 1996 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
29 Feb 1996 Flaxmere SJ5572 Adult 1 SJ557724
15 Dec 1995 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
14 Dec 1995 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1
12 Nov 1994 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 no numbers specified - assumed as a single specimen for each date
10 Nov 1994 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 no numbers specified - assumed as a single specimen for each date
09 Oct 1994 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 2
08 Oct 1994 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 3
19 May 1992 Ogden Clough SK0199 Adult 1
10 Oct 1984 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
1984 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1+ Present
06 Oct 1962 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
15 Feb 1959 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
21 Oct 1956 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1 var. griseana. grid reference not provided
21 Oct 1956 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1955 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 1+ Whitegate Heath, grid reference unknown.
19 Apr 1954 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 1 VC & grid reference not provided
21 Oct 1953 Whitegate SJ6269 Adult 3 Whitegate Heath, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
20 Oct 1953 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 2 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
13 Mar 1948 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, Michaelis (1954)
1948 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ Rudheath, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Disley SJ9784 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1940 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ Exceedingly melanic forms of this common moth have been taken in recent years. date unknown, grid reference unknown. Mansbridge
1939 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 10 type (4), var. brunneana (1), var. nigrana (4), var. griseana (1), grid reference not provided, emerged October 1939
1938 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 10 includes two var. griseana, as well as four on 29/10/1938, larvae plentiful in some years mid-July, adults emerging mid-Oct to mid-Nov, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
31 Oct 1937 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 10 var. nigrana, also with H L Burrows on one occasion, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954). Exceedingly melanic forms of this common moth have been taken in recent years. Mansbridge (1940)
13 Nov 1920 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 8 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954), county status: common but local on heaths and mosses. Mansbridge (1940)
05 Oct 1889 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 3 Peronea mixtana. Grid ref not provided. Entom. 22:291-299
12 Apr 1873 Abbots Moss SJ5868 Adult 1 Peronia mixtana. directions suggest this the most likely part of Delamere (SHH), grid reference not provided. Newman's Entomologist 6:452-453.
1854 Bidston SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common amongst heath. Byerley (1854)
1854 Heswall SJ2881 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common amongst heath. Byerley (1854)
1854 Storeton SJ3084 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common amongst heath. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019