Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epinotia solandriana

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91 records (109+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
06 Aug 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
22 Jul 2018 St James Drive, Wilmslow SJ842809 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
21 Jul 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
12 Jul 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - Cow Lane Hide SJ856690 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
09 Jul 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jul 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
21 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
13 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
10 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
20 Sep 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
24 Aug 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
16 Aug 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
27 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
23 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
21 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
18 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
17 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
14 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
07 Aug 2015 Stonyfold Wood, Bosley SJ9167 Adult 1 form rufana determined from photo
31 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
30 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
29 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
20 Jul 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
17 Jul 2013 Newgate Nature Reserve SJ824811 Adult 1
01 Jun 2013 Larkton Hill SJ4953 Larval 1 photo available
26 Jul 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
13 Jul 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
05 Jul 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
16 Aug 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 Aug 2005 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 1
18 Jul 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
17 Aug 2002 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Adult 1 f.griseana
13 Jul 2001 Birchmoss Covert, Carrington Moss SJ7590 Adult 1 netted
24 Jun 2000 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. confirmed M Dale
15 Aug 1999 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+
02 Aug 1999 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 site TD
01 Aug 1999 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
31 Jul 1999 Cranberry Moss, Eaton SJ8664 Adult 1+ several, including f. parmatana
12 Aug 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
10 Jul 1997 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1
21 Aug 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Aug 1996 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
18 Aug 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
31 Jul 1995 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1+ scarce
27 Jul 1994 Platt Wood, Lyme Handley SJ9583 Adult 2 at least 2
14 Aug 1993 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
1993 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
1993 Chester Road, Poynton SJ915837 Adult 1
26 Aug 1990 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1 SJ503526
15 Jul 1990 Great Wood, Broadbottom SJ9893 Adult 1
21 Jul 1989 Harrop Brook SJ9578 Adult 10
1989 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 determined from photo
11 Aug 1988 Middlewood Way, Marple/ Hazel Grove SJ9487 Adult 1
24 Jul 1988 Middlewood Way SJ9482 Adult 1
20 Jul 1988 Middlewood Way, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1 f. trapezana
30 May 1988 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Larval 1+ SJ528554, imago emerged 1/7/1988
28 Aug 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
29 Jul 1982 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 3
27 Jul 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 3
05 Jul 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
08 Aug 1981 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 2
26 Jul 1981 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1
06 Aug 1980 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1
02 Aug 1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
18 Aug 1962 Flaxmere SJ5572 Adult 1 No quantity recorded.
1962 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1958 Caldy SJ2285 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
17 May 1953 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1+ birch, emerged 1/7 (2), 7/7/1953 (3), grid reference not provided
1953 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949), common on birch, Wilmslow Mosses, Michaelis (1953)
01 Aug 1951 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
06 Sep 1947 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
30 Jul 1947 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
26 May 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Larval 1 on sallow, emerged 10/6/1945
07 Aug 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 specimen in the LCES coll. at Liverpool Museum
30 Jul 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 specimen in the LCES coll. at Liverpool Museum
17 Jul 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
05 Jul 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 var parmatana
30 Jun 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 Prichard (1947)
22 Jul 1943 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 specimen in the LCES coll. at Liverpool Museum
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1922 Goyt Valley SK0172 Not recorded 1 Goyt Valley area including Taxal & Goyt Moss, all in grid reference SK07. No detailed grid reference or date provided
1914 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Gale Bog, several
1911 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Gale Bog, several
22 Jul 1908 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1907 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1+ Paedisca solandriana The Ent. 42:140 grid reference not provided. county status: abundant among birch everywhere, and variable. The type is scarce with us. Mansbridge (1940)
14 Jul 1906 Delamere Forest SJ5571 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1904 Delamere SJ5570 Larval 1 Paedisca solandriana The Ent. 38:116 off birch, year and grid reference not provided. LCES (1904)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1864 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common in Dacre Park. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019