Elephant Hawk Moth

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Mompha ochraceella

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72 records (90+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
28 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (West) SJ3073 Adult 2 SJ307737: 2x Robinson MV trap (125 W) & 1x Compact Heath Trap (20 W) combined results.
27 Jun 2018 Bowring Drive, Parkgate SJ280784 Adult 1
26 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Traps (125W)
05 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
04 Jul 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2
26 Jun 2017 Congleton SJ8964 Adult 1
26 Jun 2017 Oakwood Farm, Styal SJ841829 Adult 1
17 Jun 2017 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
23 Jul 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
19 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 Jul 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
18 Jul 2016 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
18 Jul 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 3
08 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
06 Jul 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 2 determined from photo
12 Jun 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 photo on moth forum
11 Jul 2015 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
11 Jul 2015 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
10 Jul 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
09 Jul 2015 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 Kensington Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport SJ878893 Adult 1
11 Jul 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
06 May 2014 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Larval 1+ on great willowherb
24 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 Jul 2013 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
18 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
17 Jul 2013 Newgate Nature Reserve SJ824811 Adult 1
09 Jul 2013 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
05 Jul 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
26 Jun 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 3
26 Jun 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
26 Jun 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 3
25 Jun 2011 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
03 Jun 2011 Norton Priory, Runcorn SJ5483 Adult 1
11 Jul 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
10 Jul 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
02 Jul 2009 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
28 Jun 2009 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
01 Jul 2008 Runcorn Hill SJ507816 Adult 1 SJ507817, not counted
11 May 2008 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
24 Jul 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
17 Jun 2005 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
25 May 2005 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1
27 Jul 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 1 First field area
20 Jul 1998 Whaley Bridge SK0181 Adult 1
12 Jul 1997 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
05 Aug 1995 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
03 Aug 1995 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
02 Aug 1995 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 3
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
1992 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
1992 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1
24 Jul 1991 Vicarage Lane, Poynton SJ920841 Adult 1
11 Jul 1990 Offerton SJ9289 Adult 1
10 Jul 1988 Middlewood Way, Marple/ Hazel Grove SJ9487 Adult 2
06 Aug 1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 2
26 Jul 1979 Warburton's Wood, Kingsley SJ5576 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. specimen in M Hull's collection
26 Jul 1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection, grid reference not provided
1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1+ occasional
08 Jul 1976 Helsby SJ4875 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection, grid reference not provided
05 Jul 1975 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 2 specimens in M Hull's collection, grid reference unknown
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1962 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ not as common as in many nearby localities but is widespread round the Mere
1962 Bramhall SJ8984 Not recorded 1 Woodford/Bramhall, grid reference not provided
1957 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 3 grid reference not provided. Previously considered scarce larvae in roots and stems of Hairy Willowherb are common in many areas, Michaelis (1963)
1957 Newgate SJ8281 Adult 3 site: Wilmslow, grid reference not provided
1955 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1954-56:76. Michaelis (1956)
12 Jul 1949 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1
27 Jun 1949 Bromborough SJ3480 Adult 1+ Michaelis (1954)
1887 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Puddington SJ3273 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. County status: very local. Ellis (1890)
1859 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1 site: near Crewe, grid reference not provided. Zoologist 6:189


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Updated: 12th June 2019