Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Apodia bifractella

All records

7 records (16+ individuals)

CSV Download (all records)

Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
22 Feb 2005 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Larval 1 in Fleabane head. Adult reared - emerged 28.7.05
04 Aug 2004 Inner Marsh Farm (Garden) SJ3074 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. confirmed on UKmicromoth discussion group
26 Dec 2003 Carr Lane, Moreton SJ244902 Larval 1+ 6 6 larvae in 10 seedheads Pulicaria dysenterica Apodia bifractella (Duponchel)
28 Oct 2000 Darkies, Meols SJ236891 Larval 1+ 35 emerged July from 310 florets of Pulicaria dysenterica
21 Apr 2000 Wych Brook Valley SJ4744 Adult 1+ in seedheads of P. dysenterica, 77 emerged > 2.7.00
27 Dec 1998 Marple Locks SJ9689 Larval 1+ in seedheads of P.dysenterica, emerged June 1999. First VC58 record
19 Aug 1998 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Adult 10 On fleabane flowers in early evening sunshine.


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