Elephant Hawk Moth

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Lasiocampa trifolii Grass Eggar

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11 records (14+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1926 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ uncommon. no recent records, Smith (1948)
1925 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ uncommon. Smith (1948)
1924 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ uncommon. Smith (1948)
1903 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated. Day (1903)
1893 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1893 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 4 grid reference unknown, 2 male, 2 female specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum, abundant in 1893 but restricted to two small areas. A few years previous to 1893 very scarce, Newstead - common in former years but the habitat is now spoiled by building and traffic. Day (1903)
1893 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum.
1885 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ undated, Walker (1885)
1879 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ on willows, not as plentiful as it used to be. year and grid reference not provided. Young Nat. 1:204-207.
1854 New Brighton SJ3094 Larval 1+ undated. plentiful as larvae. Byerley (1854)
1843 New Brighton SJ3094 Adult 1 Lasiocampa trifolii The Zoo. 2:683. in R S Edleston collection.


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Updated: 12th June 2019