Elephant Hawk Moth

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Phyllonorycter anderidae

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16 records (68+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
16 Oct 1999 Flaxmere SJ5572 Mine 1+ larval mines on Betula pubescens, imagines conf. S.M.Palmer
1999 Lindow Common SJ8381 Larval 1+ on birch
24 Oct 1982 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Mine 1+ Adult emerged 21/5/1983
1953 Delamere SJ5572 Mine 8 emerged April 1954, grid reference not provided.
1952 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Mine 1 emerged 24/4/1953, grid reference not provided
06 Jun 1951 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 5 Wilmslow Mosses. Grid Reference unknown, just before dusk on a warm clear evening, Michaelis (1953)
1951 Wilmslow SJ8381 Mine 8 grid reference not provided. emerged 15/5 (2), 17/5 (3), 24/5/1951 (3).
1950 Lindow Common SJ8381 Mine 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Larvae plentiful Sept/Oct, Michaelis (1953, 54)
1949 Saltersley Moss SJ8180 Mine 16 emerged 1/4 (2), 5/4, 7/4, 13/4, 15/4, 16/4 (2), 17/4 (2), 18/4, 19/4, 20/4, 21/4, 24/4, 25/4/1950, grid reference not provided. Larvae plentiful Sept/Oct, Michaelis (1953)
1949 Flaxmere SJ5572 Mine 15 one alive plus four dead in jar 25/12/1949, emerged 11/3, 1/5, 2/5, 6/5 (3), 9/5/1950 (4). New Cheshire record. Mansbridge & Wright (1950), Michaelis (1954).
1949 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Mine 1 emerged 19/4/1950, grid reference not provided
1949 Lindow Common SJ8381 Mine 2 emerged 24/4, 25/4/1950, grid reference not provided
1949 Wilmslow SJ8381 Mine 1 emerged 2/5/1950, grid reference not provided
1948 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1+ First VC58 record, grid reference unknown. This moth is common on mosses in Cheshire. Michaelis (1955)
1948 Delamere SJ5572 Mine 5 bred H L Burrows, emerged 29/4/1949, grid reference not provided.
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+


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