Elephant Hawk Moth

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Grapholita compositella

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85 records (146+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Aug 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Adult 2 SSSI Meadow
14 Jun 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Adult 1 SSSI meadow
24 May 2017 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1 Garden
21 May 2017 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 6
23 Jun 2016 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1 Seen on Rosebay Willowherb, determined by S.Dark (GMS)
05 Jun 2016 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 2
22 May 2016 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 2
15 May 2016 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 1
10 Jul 2015 Wimberry Moss Quarry SJ9676 Adult 2
09 Jul 2015 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 1
15 Jun 2015 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ339820 Adult 2
08 Jun 2015 Higher Poynton SJ9483 Adult 1 anglers field by canal at Elm Beds
07 Jun 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 1
04 Jun 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 1
12 Jun 2014 Thornton-le- Moors SJ4374 Adult 5
03 Jun 2014 Adswood Tip SJ8887 Adult 1
01 Jun 2014 Thornton-le- Moors SJ4374 Adult 1
26 Jun 2012 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
31 May 2011 Chorlton SJ7351 Adult 1 SJ733512
30 May 2011 Chorlton SJ7351 Adult 1 SJ733512
10 Jul 2010 Thurstaston SJ2283 Adult 1
04 Jun 2010 Silk Road Meadow, Bollington SJ925759 Adult 2
04 Jun 2009 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
17 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1 Grapholita compositella
10 Jun 2007 Moorside Hotel, Higher Disley SJ9882 Adult 1
21 Aug 2006 16 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 SJ4275 SJ4275 Adult 2 Grapholita compositella-
02 Aug 2005 Woods Moor SJ9087 Adult 1
31 Jul 2004 Middlewood Way, Hazel Grove SJ9486 Adult 1
01 Aug 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ9584 Adult 1 in NE field at SJ952845
24 Jun 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ9584 Adult 5 in NE ield at SJ952845
17 May 2002 Oxmoor Ponds and Wood LNR SJ558843 Adult 1
04 Aug 2001 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
15 Jun 2001 Styal Woods SJ8382 Adult 1 SJ830826
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe SJ2491 Adult 7
05 Jun 2001 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3865 Adult 1
03 Jun 2001 Tame Valley, Mossley SD9700 Adult 1
04 Jun 2000 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ common
11 Jun 1999 Lea-by-Backford SJ390712 Adult 1+
27 May 1999 Haystack Lodge, Astmoor SJ545828 Adult 2
26 May 1999 Ashtons Flash Bund SJ670749 Adult 1
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Adult 1
13 Aug 1998 Weston Point Docks SJ494815 Adult 2
22 Jul 1998 Area 4, Bumpers Lane SJ389663 Adult 1
1998 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ few
19 Aug 1997 Poynton Coppice SJ9382 Adult 1 field by reservoir
13 Aug 1997 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 1
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ394665 Adult 2
28 May 1997 Vale Royal Parkway SJ655675 Adult 1+ occasional
28 May 1997 Wharton Common SJ655675 Adult 1
28 May 1997 Vale Royal Parkway SJ655675 Adult 1 occasional
08 Jul 1996 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
08 Jun 1996 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
25 Jul 1995 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Not recorded 1 several
18 Jun 1995 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Not recorded 1
20 Jul 1994 Brink Quarry, Walker Barn SJ9573 Adult 1
20 Jul 1994 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Adult 1+ several
25 May 1994 New Bridge, Vale Royal SJ649692 Adult 1+ occasional
07 Jul 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 5 1915-2115 hours, cloudy, still. hard standing area only
28 Jun 1993 Clatterbridge SJ322818 Adult 1+ confirmed by Paul Solokov, Natural History Museum
28 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ 1930-2030 hours, sunny evening. several
13 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 10 1330 to 1645 hours in warm sunshine.
29 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 10 1400-1700 hours, mainly cloudy, sunny spells,calm
27 Jun 1992 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Adult 3
22 Jul 1990 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 2
22 Jul 1990 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 1+ several
22 Jul 1990 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 1+ Several
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-Side SJ574858 Adult 2
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1+ Occasional
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1
13 May 1990 Warburtons Wood SSSI SJ555764 Adult 3
16 Jul 1989 Woolston Eyes SJ653889 Adult 2
18 Jun 1988 Dibbinsdale, Wirral SJ345828 Adult 1+ frequent
18 Jun 1988 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ343827 Adult 2
12 Jun 1988 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Adult 1
20 May 1987 Newchurch Common SJ605686 Adult 1+ several
07 Jul 1986 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1+ Occasional
25 Jun 1983 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1+ Occasional
26 Jun 1982 Dibbinsdale, Wirral SJ345828 Adult 1+ frequent
19 Jun 1982 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1
15 Jun 1981 New Bridge, Vale Royal SJ649692 Adult 1
30 May 1981 Leasowe, Moreton, Wirral SJ251908 Adult 2
30 May 1981 Moreton SJ2590 Adult 2 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
05 Jun 1975 'Windcliffe', Alvanley SJ492753 Adult 1
1887 Eastham Woods SJ363818 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown. This was the only county record known to Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018