Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Bucculatrix maritima

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15 records (29+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
07 Aug 2018 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
31 May 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
30 May 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 confirmed from image by S. Hind, image posted on LRC moth forum
17 Jun 2017 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
16 Jun 2017 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 2
17 Aug 2016 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 5 following strong overnight wind from Mersey Marshes. Photo with S H Hind
06 Jun 2016 Kent Close, Bromborough SJ339815 Adult 1 https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/26907347814/
26 May 2016 Little Neston SJ2876 Pupal 1+ Neston saltmarsh - 3 cocoons found, 1 vacated and 2 tenanted, see photos, emerged 3/6/2016
06 Sep 2003 Heswall shore SJ2580 Egg 10 grid reference provided SJ258809 Heswall shore, ova on Aster tripoliana. (mines, larvae, imagines reared 2004)
09 May 1999 Parkgate SJ2778 Larval 1+
1955 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ County Status: Common on Dee salt-marshes. Michaelis (1955)
12 May 1954 Parkgate SJ2778 Pupal 1+ pupae abundant on grass stems nears roots of Aster, emerged 7/6, 12/6, 14/6/1954, grid reference not provided
20 May 1951 Parkgate SJ2778 Larval 1+ grid reference not provided, on Aster tripolium, pupae on grass stems nears roots of Aster
13 May 1951 Parkgate SJ2778 Larval 1+ emerged 11/6, 12/6, 13/6, 14/6, 23-30/6/1951, grid reference not provided., Creaser (1994)
29 Jun 1939 Burton Point SJ303736 Not recorded 1 New Cheshire record. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)


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Updated: 12th June 2019