Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Pammene aurana

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84 records (114+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
23 Jun 2017 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ3173 Adult 1
11 Jun 2017 Billinge Green SJ6871 Adult 2 SJ680710
04 Jul 2016 Brownedge SJ7863 Adult 4 on hogweed flowers
21 Jun 2016 Gawsworth SJ8868 Adult 2 on hogweed
18 Jun 2016 Milton Drive, Poynton SJ917838 Adult 1
09 Jun 2016 Stoak SJ4272 Adult 1
03 Jun 2016 Mottram St Andrew SJ8879 Adult 1 on hogweed
12 Jul 2015 Billinge Quarry SJ9577 Adult 1
30 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
23 Jun 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
01 Jul 2014 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
20 Jun 2014 Carrington Moss SJ7391 Adult 1 Found in 28 Hyde Grove but had almost certainly come from Carrington Moss.
14 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Adult 1 Meadow
08 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 2 on hogweed flowers, photo taken
08 Jun 2013 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
27 Aug 2012 Carrington Moss SJ7591 Larval 2 2 larvae seen in hogweed seed pods - photographed
09 Jun 2012 Chester Zoo SJ4170 Adult 1 caught in field opposite zoo - site of old car park, confirmed S H Hind from photo
04 Jun 2012 Vale Royal Locks Area, Weaver Valley SJ6470 Adult 1
09 Jul 2011 Trentabank Reservoir SJ9671 Adult 1
09 Jul 2011 Macclesfield Forest SJ9671 Adult 1 SJ966712
30 Jun 2011 Hazel Grove SJ9385 Adult 1 on hogweed flower, determined from photo
24 Jun 2011 Carrington Moss SJ7591 Adult 1+ plentiful on hogweed
04 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
02 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 2 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
20 Jun 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ6576 Adult 1 Marbury/Anderton CP SJ651760
29 Jun 2006 Carr Green SJ7188 Adult 1 On hogweed flower head
07 Jul 2003 Marton Heath SJ8669 Adult 1
19 Jul 2002 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 Pammene aurana
30 Jul 2000 Danes Moss, Macclesfield SJ907704 Adult 2
12 Jun 1999 St. Bartholomew's Churchyard SJ847814 Adult 1
13 Aug 1998 Weston Point Docks SJ494815 Adult 1
02 Jun 1997 Compartment 1, Weaver SJ65106885 Adult 9
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ394665 Adult 2
15 Jul 1996 Risley Moss, Warrington SJ668922 Adult 5
21 Jun 1996 Hockenhull SJ4765 Adult 1+
21 Jun 1996 Hockenhull Platts, Tarporley SJ476656 Adult 1
22 Jul 1994 Red Rocks Marsh SJ206881 Adult 3
14 Jul 1994 Thurstaston, Wirral SJ236836 Adult 3
10 Jul 1994 Adlington, Cheshire SJ9179 Adult 1 on Hogweed Flower
18 Jun 1994 Pickerings Pasture SJ486833 Adult 2
18 Jun 1994 Pickerings Pasture SJ486833 Adult 1+ rare
04 Aug 1993 Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Adult 1+ several
13 Jun 1993 Woolston Eyes SJ653889 Adult 2
25 May 1992 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 1
14 Jul 1991 Pettypool Brook, Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Adult 1+ several
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 2
07 Jul 1991 Primrose Wood, Delamere SJ552674 Adult 1+ frequent
07 Jul 1991 Kings Gate, Primrose Hill SJ537678 Adult 1
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1+ Several
29 Jun 1991 Nunsmere SJ593691 Adult 2
29 Jun 1991 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Adult 1+ Rare
02 Jul 1990 Hatchmere SJ550724 Adult 1+ frequent
02 Jul 1990 Hatchmere SJ550724 Adult 1+ frequent
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-Side SJ574858 Adult 1
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1
27 Jun 1987 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
27 Jun 1987 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+ Frequent
1987 Chadkirk SJ9389 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
17 Jul 1985 Primrose Wood, Delamere SJ552674 Adult 1+ occasional
30 Jun 1985 Halton Common, Halton SJ540823 Adult 1
1985 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
20 Jun 1983 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
03 Jul 1982 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
26 Jun 1982 Dibbinsdale, Wirral SJ345828 Adult 1+ frequent
15 Jun 1981 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ649692 Adult 1+ several
1978 Meols SJ2390 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1969 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1966 Beeston Castle SJ5359 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1963 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ Scarce, on flowers of food plant
1958 Hoylake SJ2189 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
25 Jul 1954 Thornton Hough SJ3281 Adult 1 Thornton Common Lane, Raby, grid reference not provided
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Not recorded 1 Rarely taken in Cheshire. Site Bollin Vallley, grid reference unknown
1948 Frandley SJ640788 Not recorded 1
1948 Poynton SJ9183 Not recorded 1+ scarce, date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1+ fairly common, date and grid reference unknown
1948 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ scarce, date and grid reference unknown
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Not recorded 1+ fairly common, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949), larvae feed among seeds Aug/Sept, while the moth may be found early July on the flowers of Heraclium & Angelica, Michaelis (1953)
1947 Macclesfield SJ9173 Not recorded 1 grid reference unknown
25 Jun 1945 Billinge Green SJ6871 Not recorded 1+ New Cheshire record. H N Michaelis (1954) has date 28.6.1945 with comment 'now widely distributed but not common'
1943 Billinge Green SJ6871 Not recorded 1 New Cheshire record
1864 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ date unknown
1854 Warrington SJ6287 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Upon flowers near Warrington


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