Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Actebia praecox Portland Moth

All records

14 records (31+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
1969 Pulford SJ3658 Adult 1
1947 Hoylake SJ2086 Not recorded 1+
1937 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Creaser (2009), specimen in AC collection
1925 Wallasey SJ2792 Adult 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1925 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Altrincham SJ7687 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - noted as probably relating to having probably been brought back inadvertently by excursionists from Blackpool or Southpot.
1903 Meols SJ2290 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - very local - Little Meols Sandhills
1903 Tarporley SJ5462 Adult 2 undated entry - at White Hall near Tarporley
1899 Chester SJ3666 Adult 1
1897 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1 grid reference unknown
1890 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 17 Agrotls precox, taken by a friend of Pike, mid-August. Grid ref not provided. ENT REC: 1:162
1885 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ undated not abundant
1869 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1 Newton's Entomologist 5:62, grid reference not provided. Very local - recorded by most of the local collectors - less common now than formerly.
1854 New Brighton SJ2993 Not recorded 1+ undated. on the sandhills. somewhat rare


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018