Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Elachista albidella

All records

21 records (252+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
21 Jun 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
09 Jun 2016 Abbots Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
25 Jul 2014 Holme Moss SE0903 Adult 10
25 Jul 2014 Holme Moss SE0804 Adult 200 abundant, flying from 20:00 hours
25 Jul 2014 Holme Moss SE0904 Adult 20
25 Jul 2014 Black Hill SE0704 Adult 2
23 Jun 2014 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1 SJ820807
17 Jun 2014 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1 determined from photo
22 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2
22 Jul 2013 Lower Moss Wood SJ781751 Adult 1 gen det female
07 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo taken, gen det male
08 Aug 2003 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
06 Jul 2003 Bakestonedale Moor SJ9579 Adult 3 in cotton-grass bog
2003 Larchwood Drive, Wilmslow SJ860819 Adult 1
02 Jul 1999 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1+ gen. det.
1962 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1953 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Adult 1+ Grid Reference unknown, plentiful late June/mid Jul, flies at sunset, Michaelis (1953)
17 Jun 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950), scarce, Michaelis (1953)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ common on the mosses where cotton-grass grows freely


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018