Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epiblema foenella

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Jul 2018 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1
28 Jun 2018 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
25 Jun 2018 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
19 Jun 2018 Hargrave Avenue, Crewe SJ689553 Adult 1
17 Jun 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 1
13 Jul 2017 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
05 Jul 2017 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
20 Jun 2017 Kent Close, Bromborough SJ339815 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
17 Jun 2017 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
19 Jul 2016 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
19 Jul 2016 Oxmoor Wood and Ponds SJ5584 Adult 5
11 Jul 2016 Church Walks Christleton SJ441659 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
08 Jul 2016 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 FT 14.5 C
07 Jul 2016 Church Walks Christleton SJ441659 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
21 Jul 2015 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
16 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
27 Jul 2014 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted
25 Jul 2014 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
22 Jul 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 determined from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
20 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
18 Jul 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
10 Jul 2014 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
08 Jul 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1
31 Jul 2013 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1
27 Jul 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
22 Jul 2013 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
19 Jul 2013 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, new for site
19 Jul 2013 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
19 Jul 2013 Burleydam SJ617429 Adult 1
13 Jul 2013 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
19 Aug 2012 Shocklach SJ437486 Adult 1
21 Jul 2012 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
08 Jul 2011 Wellington Close, Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
05 Jul 2011 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
26 Jun 2010 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
05 Jul 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
02 Jul 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
28 Jul 2008 Kensington Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport SJ878893 Adult 1
14 May 2008 Chorlton SJ7251 Adult 1 grid reference SJ724510
19 Jul 2007 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photograph
25 Jul 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
17 Jul 2006 Bramhalls Park, Anderton SJ645754 Adult 1
12 Jul 2005 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
11 Jul 2005 The Willows, Frodsham SJ522777 Adult 1
09 Jul 2005 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 MV + Actinic traps
27 Jul 2004 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
24 Jul 2004 Fodens Flash SJ729613 Adult 1
23 Jul 2004 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 1+ 3x125W MV and 2x15W Actinic
20 Jun 2003 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
18 Jun 2003 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
26 Jul 2002 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1 data supplied by Cheshire Local Record Center
04 Aug 2001 Stapledon Wood, Caldy SJ2285 Adult 1 trap 2 placed on heath.
2000 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 determined from sketch
26 Jun 1999 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1
12 Jul 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Adult 1
13 Jul 1995 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
12 Jul 1995 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
18 Jul 1990 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
14 Jul 1990 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
21 Jul 1989 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 1
21 Jul 1988 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
1988 Woolston Eyes SJ6488 Adult 1+ SJ6408888244 - May 1988- Dec 1990
28 Aug 1987 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 2
20 Aug 1987 Winstanley Road, Sale SJ794924 Adult 1
19 Aug 1987 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
18 Aug 1987 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
16 Aug 1987 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1
10 Aug 1987 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
17 Jul 1987 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
16 Jul 1987 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
09 Jul 1987 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
12 Aug 1986 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
11 Jul 1986 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
11 Jul 1986 Witton Flashes SJ6575 Adult 2 Witton Flash, Marbury SJ652762
10 Jul 1986 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
24 Jul 1985 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 2
23 Jul 1985 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
1978 Dibbinsdale SJ3382 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. LCES 101-103:36
08 Jul 1976 Helsby Hill SJ4975 Adult 2 Specimens in Mike Hull's collection. grid reference unknown
18 Jun 1970 Leasowe SJ2690 Adult 1 LCES 94-96:15
19 Oct 1961 Pensby SJ2682 Adult 1
1957 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ Previously considered a scarce coastal species, is now plentiful in many Cheshire localities where Mugwort is established, Michaelis (1963)
16 Jul 1955 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1953 Burton SJ3174 Adult 8 bred from base of previous years stems of Artemisia vulgaris, emerging 24/6/1953, 26/6/1953, 27/6/1953, 29/6/1953, 1/7/1953 (2), 2/7/1953, 4/7/1953. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Wirral SJ28 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
1951 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1+ undated. Boyd (1951)
1951 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Not recorded 1+ undated. Grid Reference unknown. Boyd (1951)
1951 Holford Moss SJ7174 Adult 1+ undated. Boyd (1951)
08 Jul 1950 Northwich SJ6572 Adult 2 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1950 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1+ Michaelis (1955)
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
16 Jul 1947 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1 New to Cheshire. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 during June. Prichard (1947)
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: locally common among thistles. Mansbridge (1940)


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Updated: 12th June 2019