Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Dasystoma salicella

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13 records (23+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
22 Apr 1956 Altrincham SJ7687 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1955 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+
1955 Bebington SJ3282 Not recorded 1+ from oak and birch, Michaelis (1955)
11 Apr 1954 Bebington SJ3282 Adult 1 egg laying in splits of hazel & ash stems, a series bred by RP & HNM, Creaser (1978), LCES 101-103:62
25 Mar 1954 Bebington SJ3282 Adult 3 several flying over the length of ash hedge in morning, confirmed R Prichard, Creaser (1978), LCES 101-103:62
1951 Stretton Moss SJ6382 Not recorded 1+ undated, amongst Bog Myrtle. Boyd (1951)
1945 Arley SJ6780 Not recorded 1+ a melanic form not previously recorded from our area. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge (1947)
1942 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 8 bred, four males, four females April 1943, grid reference not provided
1940 Bromborough SJ3481 Not recorded 1+ Site near Bromborough Mill, undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
1920 Storeton Woods SJ3184 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given. Mansbridge (1940)
1920 Storeton Woods SJ3184 Not recorded 2 male and female in museum, grid reference not given, several bred, emerging 16/2/1921. Mansbridge (1940)
22 May 1905 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not given. as April in LCES (1906), County status: Rare. Usually occuring in single specimens only. Mansbridge (1940)
12 Apr 1873 Abbots Moss SJ5868 Adult 1 directions suggest this the most likely part of Delamere (SHH), grid reference not provided. Newman's Entomologist 6:452-453.


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Updated: 12th June 2019