Elephant Hawk Moth

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Ancylis myrtillana

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92 records (308+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
07 Jun 2018 Moor Edge Road, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1
07 Jun 2018 Micklehurst SD9802 Adult 1
23 May 2018 Macclesfield Forest SJ9770 Adult 2 at SJ975709
21 May 2018 Errwood Hall SK0074 Adult 24
21 May 2018 Errwood SK0174 Adult 8
06 Oct 2017 Withinleach Moor SJ9973 Larval 1 a few larval pods seen
26 May 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 SK000665
08 Jun 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 well away from any known bilberry, photo on moth forum
07 Jun 2016 Taxal Moor SK0080 Adult 1
29 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 traps
29 Jun 2015 Crowden SK0799 Adult 1
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 1
11 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 8 2 traps, also 9 at dusk
11 Jun 2015 Crowden SK072993 Adult 1
04 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 x 15w actinic traps
06 Jun 2014 Woodhead SK1199 Adult 1
21 May 2014 Werneth Low SJ9693 Adult 1
26 Jun 2013 Stake Side SK0073 Adult 2
26 Jun 2013 Goyt's Clough SK0173 Adult 6
25 Jun 2013 Yarnshaw Hill SJ9870 Adult 9
18 Jun 2013 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 1 SJ946724 until 12:30am
10 Jun 2013 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 8
10 Jun 2013 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0176 Adult 2
09 Jun 2013 Matley SJ9896 Adult 1 in quarry SJ988966
09 Jun 2013 Hobson Moor SJ9997 Adult 19
08 Jun 2013 Withinleach Moor SJ9975 Adult 9
08 Jun 2013 Withinleach Moor SJ9976 Adult 8
01 Jun 2013 Larkton Hill SJ4953 Adult 1
31 May 2013 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Adult 2
25 May 2013 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ539712 Adult 1
18 May 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 1
18 May 2010 Longside, Disley SJ9983 Adult 1
10 Jun 2007 Whaley Moor SJ9881 Adult 3
06 Jun 2007 Wincle SJ9666 Adult 1 roadside bilberry
08 Jun 2006 Higher Disley SJ9883 Adult 1 below Black Rocks. Bilberry grazed, possibly why I only found one
07 Jun 2006 Bowstones SJ9781 Adult 5 along roadside
07 Jun 2006 Cock-knoll, Disley SJ9782 Adult 2 @ SJ97860 82057
07 Jun 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0073 Adult 10
07 Jun 2003 Shooter's Clough, Goyt Valley SK0074 Adult 16
01 Jun 2002 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 30
03 Jun 2001 Castle Clough, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1
17 Jun 2000 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Adult 2
16 Jun 2000 Cut-thorn Hill SK0068 Adult 8
27 May 1999 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1
19 May 1998 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 3
12 May 1998 Holybank Quarry, Tintwistle SK027976 Adult 1
30 May 1997 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 2
18 May 1997 Jacksonedge Quarry, Disley SJ9685 Adult 1
13 Jun 1996 Bottom-of-the-Oven SJ9772 Adult 5
05 Jun 1996 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0176 Adult 2
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0077 Adult 1
25 Jun 1995 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Adult 1
06 May 1995 Cut-thorn Hill SK0068 Adult 11
04 May 1995 Sutton SJ9568 Adult 1+ Greenway Bridge, few
03 Jul 1994 The Scaurs SJ9971 Adult 5 record indicates 5+
28 May 1994 Rainow SJ9676 Adult 1 SJ964764, amongst Bilberry at the roadside
28 May 1994 Bottom-of-the-Oven SJ9872 Adult 2 along roadside amongst Bilberry
28 May 1994 Cat & Fiddle SJ9972 Adult 6 in Bilberry
09 Jun 1993 Derbyshire Bridge SK0171 Adult 1+ several
09 Jun 1992 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 1
22 May 1992 Stake Clough SK0072 Adult 1
22 May 1992 Stake Side SK0073 Adult 3
01 Jun 1991 Stake Clough SK0072 Adult 1
06 May 1990 Langley SJ9471 Adult 1
06 May 1990 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 8
06 May 1990 Forest Chapel SJ9772 Adult 9
17 May 1989 Danebower SK0070 Adult 1
22 May 1988 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9472 Adult 1
22 May 1988 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ9572 Adult 2
21 May 1988 Whaley Bridge SJ9981 Adult 1
21 May 1988 Longside, Disley SJ9982 Adult 1
09 Jun 1962 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
1957 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
09 Jun 1956 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
29 May 1954 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
1953 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1+ Grid Reference unknown, disturbed from herbage May/early June, Michaelis (1953)
19 May 1951 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
03 Jun 1950 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
15 May 1948 Bosley Cloud SJ9063 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1948 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ scarce, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Rainow SJ9576 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Disley SJ9784 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
13 Jun 1941 Goyt Valley SK0172 Adult 3 common, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
28 May 1939 Rainow SJ9576 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
08 Jun 1915 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
05 May 1912 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
22 May 1910 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
31 May 1908 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
19 May 1907 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
21 May 1904 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 2 Phoxopteryx myrtillana abundant and easily disturned in the daytime. The Ent. 38:115, abundant in May, grid reference not provided. county status: common on the moors and mosses among Vaccinium. Mansbridge (1905, 1940)
1904 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 dated 12/3/1904, which could refer to larval date, or bred adult emerging early indoors, grid reference not provided
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.


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Updated: 12th June 2019