Elephant Hawk Moth

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Elachista kilmunella

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32 records (98+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
23 May 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 determined from photo
26 Jun 2013 Stake Side SK0073 Adult 2
26 Jun 2013 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 4
25 Jun 2013 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Adult 9
10 Jun 2013 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 6
08 Aug 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 1
12 Jul 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 6 photo available
07 Jul 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
26 Jun 2009 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 determined from photo - unexpected in garden as associated with moorland cotton grass
10 Jun 2007 Whaley Moor SJ9881 Adult 2
10 Jun 2007 Whaley Moor SJ9882 Adult 6
08 Jun 2006 Whaley Moor SJ9882 Adult 22 abundant on cottongrass on Whaley Moor
08 Jun 2006 Higher Disley SJ9883 Adult 10 common on cottongrass on Whaley Moor
06 Jun 2004 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 amongst cotton-grass
02 Aug 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 1
07 Jun 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 2
07 Jun 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0074 Adult 1
01 Jun 2002 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 1
18 Jul 1996 Stake Side SK0073 Adult 1
23 Aug 1995 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
03 Jul 1994 Cat & Fiddle SJ9971 Adult 1
03 Jul 1994 Cat & Fiddle SK0072 Adult 5
17 Jun 1992 Shining Tor SJ9973 Adult 1+ Several
17 Jun 1992 The Tors SJ9974 Adult 1
1957 Cheshire Unknown Pupal 2 attached to leaves of Eriophorum on a Moor, near Macclesfield, grid reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 70:122-124. A common moorland species on the wing from early June to late August
16 Jul 1956 Errwood Hall SK0074 Adult 1 site Goyt Valley, grid reference not provided
20 Aug 1955 Cat & Fiddle SK0072 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
1949 Taxal SK0079 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
15 Jul 1943 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1887 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown. Ellis (1890) county status: Mansbridge (1940) locally abundant
1887 Castle Mill SJ7984 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)
1887 Prenton SJ2985 Not recorded 1+ Prenton Dell, date & grid reference unknown, Ellis (1890)


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Updated: 12th June 2019