Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Mythimna litoralis Shore Wainscot

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29 records (35+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Jul 2007 Circular Drive, Greasby SJ258874 Adult 1 Shore Wainscot - photo held by shane farrell
04 Jul 1995 Halton Common, Halton SJ540823 Adult 1
20 Jun 1992 Wallasey Sand Dunes, SJ275925 Adult 1
16 Aug 1987 Wallasey Sand Dunes, SJ275925 Adult 1
01 Jun 1985 Wallasey Sand Dunes, SJ275925 Adult 3 larvae on spiders webs under bark at marram roots in the sand dunes. Imagos emerged 20/4/1985
20 Apr 1985 Wallasey Sand Dunes, SJ275925 Larval 1
20 Apr 1985 Wallasey Sand Dunes SJ276924 Larval 3 larvae on spiders webs under bark at marram roots in the sand dunes. Imagos emerged 1/6/1985
20 Apr 1985 Leasowe, Wirral SJ251912 Larval 3
20 Apr 1985 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1 under marram, emerged 18/7/1985. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
1970 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 Misidentification?
1927 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ fairly common, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Wallasey SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Hoylake SJ2086 Larval 1+ undated entry - frequently found as a larva crawling in the grass218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Hoylake SJ2086 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Meols SJ2290 Larval 1+ undated entry - frequently found as a larva crawling in the grass218Mythimna litoralis
1903 Meols SJ2290 Not recorded 1+ undated entry218Mythimna litoralis
05 Jul 1890 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 Leucanla llttoralls, also larva in April. Grid ref not provided. ENT REC: 1:162
1890 Cheshire Unknown Larval 1+ the larva is abundant on coastal sandhill where it feeds on marram grass in may. never recorded inland.
1885 Wallasey Sandhills SJ2692 Not recorded 1+ undated entry from the Walker List218Mythimna litoralisShore Wainscot
10 Apr 1872 Wallasey SJ2792 Larval 1+ a few by raking the sand. Newman's Entomologist 6:122-124, grid reference not provided.
1869 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1+ not so common as in 1868. Newman's Entomologist 5:32ii-iii, grid reference not provided.
1868 Wallasey SJ2692 Adult 1+ Newman's Entomologist 5:32ii-iii, grid reference not provided.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018