Elephant Hawk Moth

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Grapholita compositella

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
25 Jun 2018 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Adult 2 Gowy Meadows CWT
04 Jun 2018 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Adult 1 Gowy Meadows CWT
27 May 2018 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
19 May 2018 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 2
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)
15 Jun 2016 Cheadle Heath SJ8789 Adult 1 ex iRecord
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 SJ3382 Adult 2 SJ339820
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
04 Jun 2015 Burton SJ3173 Adult 1 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ310736
12 Jun 2014 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 5
03 Jun 2014 Adswood Tip SJ8887 Adult 1
01 Jun 2014 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4374 Adult 1
18 May 2014 Neumann's & Ashton's Flashes SJ6674 Adult 1 SJ6636 7471 ex LCES Facebook page posted 1/5/2016
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
10 Jun 2007 Moorside Hotel, Disley SJ9882 Adult 1
21 Aug 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
16 Jun 2006 Stanlow SJ4275 Adult 2
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 SJ952845 Adult 1 in NE field
24 Jun 2003 Bollinhurst Brook Valley, Lyme Handley SJ952845 Adult 5 in NE field
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 SJ3971 Adult 1+ SJ390712
27 May 1999 Haystack Lodge, Runcorn SJ545838 Adult 2 SJ54308385 Centoid grid reference provided
26 May 1999 Ashtons Flash Bund SJ670749 Adult 1
16 May 1999 Hazel Grove Golf Course SJ9386 Adult 1
13 Aug 1998 Weston Point SJ4981 Adult 2
22 Jul 1998 Chester SJ3866 Adult 1 SJ389663 Area 4, Bumpers Lane
27 Jun 1998 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ 27 Jun 1998 - 28 Jun 1998 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 SJ3966 Adult 2
28 May 1997 Weaver Parkway SJ6567 Adult 1+ Vale Royal Parkway SJ655675, occasional
28 May 1997 Weaver Parkway SJ6567 Adult 1 SJ655675, occasional
08 Jul 1996 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
08 Jun 1996 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
18 Jun 1995 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
20 Jul 1994 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1+ several
20 Jul 1994 Brink Quarry SJ9573 Adult 1
25 May 1994 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ6469 Adult 1+ New Bridge, Vale Royal SJ649692, occasional
07 Jul 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 5
28 Jun 1993 Clatter Bridge SJ3281 Adult 1+ SJ323810. confirmed by Paul Solokov, Natural History Museum
28 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ several
13 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 10
29 May 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 10
27 Jun 1992 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 3
22 Jul 1990 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 2
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1+ occasional
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 2 centroid grid reference SJ574858
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 4 SJ574858 centroid grid reference
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 4 SJ574858 centroid grid reference
13 May 1990 Warburton's Wood, Kingsley SJ5576 Adult 3 SJ555764
18 Jun 1988 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ3482 Adult 2 SJ345828
12 Jun 1988 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1
20 May 1987 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1+ several
07 Jul 1986 Winsford SJ6467 Adult 1+ Catsclough SJ652667, occasional
25 Jun 1983 Winsford SJ6467 Adult 1+ Catsclough SJ652667, occasional
26 Jun 1982 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ3482 Adult 1+ SJ345828, frequent, LCES106:86
19 Jun 1982 Winsford SJ6467 Adult 1 Catsclough SJ652667
15 Jun 1981 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ6469 Adult 1
30 May 1981 Leasowe SJ2590 Adult 2
30 May 1981 Moreton SJ2590 Adult 2 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference not provided LCES105:55
05 Jun 1975 Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. LCES 101-103:68, LCES 97-100:734
1857 Eastham Country Park SJ3681 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890). This was the only county record known to Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019