Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epinotia cruciana Willow Tortrix

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38 records (54+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Jun 2018 Pikelow Farm, Marton - woodland glade SJ858687 Adult 1
19 Jun 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
03 Jul 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
29 Jun 2014 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 2 pair in cop, photo available
22 Jun 2014 Walkerwood Reservoir surrounds SJ9898 Adult 1
21 Jun 2005 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 2
28 Jun 2003 The Sandhills, Alderley Edge SJ8577 Adult 1
20 Jul 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1
10 May 2000 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Larval 1+ on Salix repens, emerged 26.6.00
07 May 2000 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Larval 1+ in spun shoot of Sallow, emerged 5.6.00
17 Jun 1999 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1+ few
15 Jun 1999 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1 f. angustana
27 Jun 1998 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1+ 27 Jun 1998 - 28 Jun 1998 a few off Sallows
20 Jun 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 2 of nominate form amongst Salix repens
19 Jul 1996 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1+
08 Jul 1996 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
02 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2
01 Jul 1993 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
22 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
21 Jun 1992 Bagmere SJ7964 Adult 1
19 Jun 1990 Danes Moss SJ9170 Adult 1
09 Jul 1988 Middlewood Way, Adlington SJ9279 Adult 2
03 Jul 1988 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 4
1981 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
29 Jul 1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 2 Shaw Green, occasional 1963-64, Michaelis (1965)
1953 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Michaelis (1954)
12 May 1951 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1 on willow, grid reference not provided
1949 Castle Mill SJ7984 Adult 3 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
28 May 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1 grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
16 May 1948 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ on sallow, emerged 21/6, 24/6, 26/6, 27/6, 30/6, 5/7/1948, Creaser (1994), grid reference not provided, specimen in the LCES collection at Liverpool Museum dated 4/7/1948 is probably one of these
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference and date unknown, county status: common on sandhills, occasionally inland. Michaelis (1954)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1914 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
1912 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
14 Jul 1911 Rostherne SJ7483 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)
1911 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
06 Jul 1904 Wallasey Dunes SJ2892 Adult 6 Hypermecia cruciana The Ent. 38:115. common among sallow, grid reference not provided. county status: common among sallow, especially on the coast sandhills. Mansbridge (1905, 1940)


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