Elephant Hawk Moth

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Synanthedon culiciformis Large Red-belted Clearwing

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18 records (20+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
11 May 2002 Row-of-Trees SJ8279 Pupal exuviae 1+ CONSIDERED AND ACCEPTED BY CMG MOTH PANEL MARCH 2006. 6 ft up 8 ft high dead birch trunk, noted in annual report
30 Jun 1994 Dunham Massey SJ7487 Pupal 2 Dunham New Park SJ748875
1970 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1
1947 Holford Moss SJ7174 Not recorded 1+ undated. Grid Reference unknown. Smith (1948), Boyd (1951)
1946 Wilmslow SJ8280 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_27822, Wilmslow in SJ88
1941 Delamere SJ5469 Larval 1+ common. grid reference not provided. BRC Ref: V05_13455
1940 Delamere SJ5469 Larval 1+ AH 'obtained a large number of birch stumps containing larvae at Delamere Forest but they were accidentally destroyed before the moths were bred', Mansbridge (1940) . grid reference not provided.
1940 SJ67 SJ67 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_17584
1936 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 1 Smith (1948), grid reference not provided.
1931 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 2 grid reference not provided. Smith (1948)
1930 Wilmslow SJ8280 Adult 1 Smith (1948)
1918 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 1 ex Ridsdale Brown collection, grid reference not provided. BRC Ref: V05_13135, pre 1941. Two more specimens from Delamere at the museum, both Anon, one 1903, no date on the otther
1914 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 1 Aegeria culiciformis The Ent. 48:71. Smith (1948)
1912 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 1 Sesia culiciformis exibited at the Man. Ent. Soc. 2/10/1912. Entom. 46:69, grid reference not provided. Mansbridge (1940)
1903 Delamere SJ5469 Pupal 1+ undated entry states that pupae were found in birch stumps. Smith (1948), grid reference not provided.
1903 Delamere SJ5469 Pupal 1+ undated - pupae in birch stumps. Day (1903), grid reference not provided.
1897 Delamere SJ5469 Adult 1 on birch leaves. Day (1903), Smith (1948), grid reference not provided.
1889 Hartford Manor School SJ643722 Adult 1 Ellis (1890)


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Updated: 12th June 2019