Elephant Hawk Moth

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Asteroscopus sphinx Sprawler

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47 records (53+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
12 Nov 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
06 Nov 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1
01 Nov 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 2
31 Oct 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 2 Photo on Forum
18 Nov 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
02 Nov 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 Photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
04 Nov 2016 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 GMS data
28 Oct 2016 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 determined from photo
30 Oct 2015 Newton Lane, Tattenhall SJ480603 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
17 Nov 2014 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
04 Nov 2011 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1
28 Oct 2011 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1 photo available
12 Nov 2010 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2 confirmed by S H Hind, K McCabe, M Dale from photo
02 Nov 2010 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1 On wall to back of house, confirmed S H Hind from photo
26 Oct 2009 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
24 Oct 2004 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
2004 Heatley Lane, Heatley, Near Aston SJ626464 Adult 1 from letter from Paul Griffiths dated 20/10/2004
08 Nov 1993 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
28 Oct 1993 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1993 Chester SJ4065 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown
02 Nov 1992 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1992 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
1991 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
1990 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
1989 Aldford SJ4159 Larval 1 Aldford area, grid reference unknown
1989 Saughall SJ3669 Adult 1+ site unknown SJ36, grid reference unknown
1989 Abbey Cottage, Combermere SJ588441 Adult 1+
1986 Wrenburywood Farm, Wrenbury SJ591489 Adult 1+
22 Oct 1984 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1982 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+
1981 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+
1980 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1+
1979 Chester SJ4065 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown
1978 Chester SJ4065 Larval 1+ Grid Reference unknown, Rutherford (1981)
1976 SJ46 SJ46 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_10608, Chester area in SJ46
1972 Balderton SJ3662 Adult 1 bred, Grid reference not provided, LCES 94-96:48
10 Nov 1965 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1 Creaser (1966), grid reference unknown, possibly recorders Rossett SJ374579 VC50 garden
1949 Chester SJ4065 Not recorded 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1945 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
1921 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1+ not uncommon, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1923:12, Smith (1948)
1920 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1+ not uncommon, grid reference not provided, LCFC 1923:12, Smith (1948)
1919 Chester SJ4065 Adult 4 Grid Reference unknown, Smith (1948), Rutherford (1981)
27 Aug 1904 Delamere SJ5669 Larval 1 grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1+ undated, common in Nov. at gas lamps in Wrexham Road, Brachionycha sphinx, Day (1903), Entom. 23:61-65
1898 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1 196Brachionycha sphinx, common, Day (1903)
02 Nov 1891 Chester SJ4065 Adult 1 Grid ref not provided. Entom. 24:286-290
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ East Cheshire - undated, 196 Brachionycha sphinx, Walker (1885)


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Updated: 12th June 2019