Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Psychoides filicivora

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93 records (153+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
21 May 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 May 2017 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1 Seen on bathroom window
03 May 2017 Bridgemont SK0182 Adult 9 Larvae found on polypody fern 11/03/2017, Whaley Bridge canal SK012820
02 May 2017 Buglawton SJ8763 Adult 1 near Hartstongue SJ872632
29 Apr 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
21 Oct 2016 Rossmill Woodland SJ7884 Larval 1
21 Oct 2016 Bollin Valley, Hale SJ7885 Larval 1
11 Oct 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Oct 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 in garage
07 Sep 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Sep 2016 Milton Drive, Poynton SJ917838 Adult 1 ID'd using Sterling and Parsons. Tiny black/dark moth with pale dot before 'tail' which overlaps both forewings
28 Aug 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
06 Jun 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
29 May 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
27 May 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 30 around male ferns
27 May 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 found on ferns from which previously bred
06 May 2016 Tytherington Drive, Tytherington SJ918754 Adult 1 GMS data, confirmed S H Hind from photo
16 Apr 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Larval 1 Photos on forum Adult moth hatched from stored fern leaves 11th May 2016
13 Apr 2016 Styperson Pool/Quarry SJ9379 Larval 1 on Polypody growing on wall by pool SJ931795, see photos
10 Apr 2016 Cowbury Dale & Buckton Moor SD9901 Larval 1 on Hart's-tongue Fern SD990011
04 Nov 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
17 Oct 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
16 Oct 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 larval workings found on Hart's-tongue Fern during the spring
30 May 2015 Holly Bank Road, Lacey Green, Wilmslow SJ846825 Adult 1
01 Mar 2015 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Larval 7 Found on Harts Tongue fern emerged 03/05/2015
20 Nov 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
15 Nov 2014 Shotwick SJ3371 Larval 1+ several larvae and feeding signs on Hart's Tongue
10 Nov 2014 Barnston SJ2883 Larval 1+ larva found under sporangia mass on Male Fern
09 Nov 2014 Middlewood Way, Bollington SJ9276 Larval 1+ on male fern
31 Oct 2014 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Larval 1+ larva found on Male Fern and Hartstongue
25 Oct 2014 Macclesfield SJ9173 Larval 1 male fern
01 Oct 2014 Reddish Vale, disused railway SJ9091 Larval 1+ on hartstongue fern
01 Oct 2014 Reddish Vale SJ9092 Larval 1+ on hartstongue fern
25 Sep 2014 St Georges Avenue, Timperley SJ784895 Adult 1 not counted
17 Sep 2014 Godley SJ9694 Larval 1+ on hartstongue
12 Sep 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 in garage
14 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Larval 1+ compartment R on male fern
23 May 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 also larval feeding signs on hartstongue fern
30 Apr 2014 Holly Bank Road, Lacey Green, Wilmslow SJ846825 Adult 1
01 Dec 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
17 Nov 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
12 Nov 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
22 Sep 2013 Weston GroveUpton SJ405695 Adult 1
12 Sep 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 breeds in garden on Hart's-tongue
24 Oct 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 Oct 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
10 Mar 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Larval 1+ on hartstongue fern
04 Feb 2012 Frodsham SJ5377 Larval 1+ no grid reference provided. Collected in previous week
07 Nov 2011 Heswall SJ2581 Larval 1+ on Hart's Tongue Fern
27 Feb 2011 Micker Brook, Cheadle SJ8687 Larval 4
14 Feb 2011 Macclesfield SJ9272 Larval 1
30 Mar 2010 Wythenshawe Park SJ8189 Larval 1
25 Mar 2010 Middlewood Way SJ9488 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue on embankment SJ949885
25 Mar 2010 Middlewood Way SJ9487 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue in ditch SJ948878
25 Mar 2010 Poynton Brook SJ9182 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue SJ917827
24 Mar 2010 Micker Brook, Cheadle SJ8687 Larval 1
21 Mar 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Larval 1+
17 Mar 2010 Handforth. Clay Lane SJ8584 Larval 1
17 Mar 2010 Styal Woods SJ8382 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue SJ837822
17 Mar 2010 Arthur's Wood, Styal SJ8183 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue SJ817832 & SJ819834
17 Mar 2010 Styal Woods SJ8383 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue SJ832833
16 Mar 2010 Marple Dale SJ9589 Larval 1+ Two Hart's-tongue Ferns on Dale Road both had larvae SJ950899
16 Mar 2010 Marple Dale SJ9490 Larval 1+ Hart's-tongue Ferns by Lower Dale Farm SJ946901
15 Mar 2010 Strawberry Hill, Marple SJ9687 Larval 1+ on hart's-tongue, wall by Strines Road SJ967870
14 Mar 2010 New Mills VC58 SJ9985 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue at SJ996851 & Polypodium vulgare at SJ999852
11 Mar 2010 Waterside. Disley SJ9885 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue Fern along stream above Waterside Cottage SJ984851
09 Mar 2010 Middlewood Way, Adlington SJ9381 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue Fern at Schoolfold Bridge No11 SJ933811 plus evidence of feeding at Wood Lanes bridge 12 SJ936817
06 Mar 2010 Gurnett, Macclesfield SJ9271 Larval 1+ On Hart's-tongue Fern on bank of Bollin opposite Old Kings Head SJ925718. On same plant as P verhuella
06 Mar 2010 Macclesfield SJ9373 Larval 1+ On Hart's-tongue Fern at base of wall, Woodbank, Whitney Croft SJ930738
05 Mar 2010 High Lane SJ9485 Larval 1+ on Hart's-tongue Fern along canal spur
27 Feb 2010 Peak Forest Canal, Romiley SJ9590 Larval 1+ larvae on Hartstongue fern below aqueduct
25 Feb 2010 Chadkirk SJ9490 Larval 1+ 7 larvae along canal and in Kirk Wood on Hartstongue ferns
24 Feb 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Larval 1+ on hartstongue fern
2010 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
22 Dec 2009 Brabyns Park, Marple SJ963895 Larval 1+ feeding on Phyllitus scolopendrium sori at the entrance to Brabyns Park SJ963894, about 100m from where he previously found verhuella
22 Oct 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
29 Sep 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
15 Aug 2009 Weston GroveUpton SJ405695 Adult 2 determined from photo
07 Apr 2009 Foggbrook SJ9289 Larval 1+ two on hartstongue fern
24 Mar 2009 Middlewood Way, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ on Hartstongue Fern on Pool House Bridge
24 Mar 2009 Middlewood Tip SJ9584 Larval 1+ on Hartstongue Fern
19 Mar 2009 Middlewood SJ9484 Larval 1+ and pupae in hartstongue by Norbury Brook SJ945846
07 Sep 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
21 Aug 2008 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
17 Oct 2005 Frodsham SJ5377 Larval 1+ on hartstongue SJ531778
10 Oct 2005 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Larval 10 Larvae and old feeding masses on a single Dryopteris filix-mas
26 Dec 2004 Long Rake Fm., West Kirby SJ233877 Larval 5 larvae in Polypodium vulgare on wall. imagines reared 200
18 Nov 2003 West Kirby, Meols Drive SJ211874 Larval 1+ 10 larvae in Polypody mines in garden. Larvae examined Psychoides filicivora (Meyrick)
07 Apr 2003 Caldy Hill SJ229860 Case 1+ 10 abundant larval feeding on Polypody ferns in woodland.50m asl. Psychoides filicivora (Meyrick)
22 Mar 2003 Sale Water Park, SJ808926 Case 1+ 2 larval feeding cases on Hartstongue fern Psychoides filicivora (Meyrick)
28 Oct 2000 Caldy Station, Wirral Way SJ223849 Larval 1+ P.scolopendrium. pier of dismantled railway bridge
28 Oct 2000 Wirral Way, Caldy SJ219854 Larval 1+ P.scolopendrium. pier of dismantled railway bridge
27 Feb 2000 Thurstaston SJ235836 Larval 1+ P.scolopendrium. pier of dismantled railway bridge, emerged 6.5.2000. First VC58 record


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018