Elephant Hawk Moth

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Epinotia subocellana

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54 records (67+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
01 Jun 2018 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
21 May 2018 Errwood SK0174 Adult 1
26 Sep 2017 Matley SJ9896 Larval 1 ex sallow, Hobson Moor Quarry SJ988966, emerged 19/4/2018
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000665 - 125w Robinson trap
01 Jun 2017 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 15w Actinic Heath trap @ SJ90631 70627
30 Jul 2016 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
19 Jul 2016 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
03 Aug 2015 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
01 Aug 2015 Gowy Meadows CWT SJ4373 Adult 1
24 Jul 2014 Pemberton Close, Willaston SJ332778 Adult 1
06 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
18 Jun 2013 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 3 SJ946724 until 12:30am
29 May 2012 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
03 Jul 2011 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
09 Oct 2010 Admiral's Gorse SJ717438 Larval 1+ off sallow
02 Jul 2009 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
29 Jul 2008 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
01 Aug 2005 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 2
22 May 2004 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
28 Jun 2003 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 Jul 2001 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
03 Jun 2001 Castle Clough, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1
03 Jul 1999 Weaverham SJ6273 Adult 1 SJ621737
02 Jun 1997 Weaver Valley, Winsford SJ6568 Adult 1 Compartment 1, SJ65106885
02 Jul 1995 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2
24 Jun 1994 Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
19 Jun 1990 Danes Moss SJ9170 Adult 1
27 May 1989 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 3
30 May 1988 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 1 SJ528554
27 Jun 1987 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1
05 Jun 1987 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
31 May 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ5869 Adult 1+ frequent
20 May 1987 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Adult 1
05 Jul 1986 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 2
28 Jun 1986 Brereton Heath SJ7965 Adult 3
19 Jul 1984 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
1979 Pettypool Wood (South) SJ6169 Adult 1+ several
18 Jun 1977 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. LCES 101-103:30
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1955)
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ updated county status: fairly common among Salix in east and mid Cheshire. Michaelis (1954)
1953 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
28 May 1952 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
19 Jun 1950 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. There is a second specimen under this species dated 27/9/1941, the identity of which needs confirming (SHH)
10 Jun 1949 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 4 grid reference not provided
1948 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949), plentiful, flies around sallows about 20:00 BST in early June, Michaelis (1953)
1948 Rostherne SJ7483 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown. (Michaelis, 1949 unpublished) two undated specimens in Manchester Museum
1940 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Mansbridge (1940)
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1913 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ plentiful in the large willow bed. County status:local and infrequent (Mansbridge, 1940)
1887 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ date & grid reference unknown, site Wirral. Ellis (1890)
1864 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)


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Updated: 12th June 2019