Elephant Hawk Moth

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Pammene aurana

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86 records (116+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
06 Jul 2018 Vicars Cross Golf Club SJ4567 Larval 5 on Hogweed, SJ454673
05 Jul 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 attracted to API lure
18 Jun 2018 Kensington Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport SJ878893 Adult 1
13 Jun 2018 Swettenham SJ8067 Adult 1 Swettenham Lane, centroid grid reference provided SJ806673
12 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 Attracted to TIP pheromone lure
12 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ314735 Adult 1
08 Jun 2018 Ness Gardens SJ304757 Adult 1 Part of Ness Gardens Bioblitz Weekend included Anthony Brandreth, Clare Gower, Hayley Care & Laura Dennis. No quantity recorded
23 Jun 2017 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) 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, Rainow 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
20 Jul 2013 Burton Mere Wetlands SJ3074 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
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 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 SJ8669 Adult 1
19 Jul 2002 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
30 Jul 2000 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 2 grid reference provided SJ907704
12 Jun 1999 Wilmslow SJ8481 Adult 1 St. Bartholomew's Churchyard SJ847814
13 Aug 1998 Weston Point SJ4981 Adult 1
02 Jun 1997 Weaver Valley, Winsford SJ6568 Adult 9 Compartment 1, SJ65106885
31 May 1997 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ3966 Adult 2
21 Jun 1996 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656
22 Jul 1994 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2086 Adult 3 SJ206881 Red Rocks Marsh
14 Jul 1994 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 3 SJ236836
10 Jul 1994 Adlington SJ9179 Adult 1 on Hogweed Flower
04 Aug 1993 Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Adult 1+ centroid grid reference SJ622697, several
25 May 1992 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 1
14 Jul 1991 Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Adult 1+ centroid grid reference, several
07 Jul 1991 Primrosehill Wood, Kelsall SJ5367 Adult 1 Kings Gate SJ537678
07 Jul 1991 Primrosehill Wood, Delamere SJ5567 Adult 1+ SJ552674, frequent
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 2 LWH - SJ617678, SJM - SJ615679 centroid grid references, several
29 Jun 1991 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1 SJ595688 centroid grid reference
29 Jun 1991 Nunsmere SJ5969 Adult 2 SJ593691 centroid grid reference
02 Jul 1990 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 1+ SJ550724. Frequent
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1
17 Jun 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 1 centroid grid reference SJ574858
27 Jun 1987 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
1987 Chadkirk SJ9389 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
17 Jul 1985 Primrosehill Wood, Delamere SJ5567 Adult 1+ SJ552674, occasional
30 Jun 1985 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
1985 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
20 Jun 1983 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
03 Jul 1982 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 1
26 Jun 1982 Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve SJ3482 Adult 1+ SJ345828, frequent LCES106:86
15 Jun 1981 Vale Royal Cut, Moulton SJ6469 Adult 1+ several
1978 Celtic Road, Meols SJ233900 Adult 1
1969 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1966 Beeston Castle SJ5359 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, Taylor (1967)
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ Scarce, on flowers of food plant
21 Jun 1959 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
1958 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+
25 Jul 1954 Thornton Hough SJ3281 Adult 1 Thornton Common Lane, Raby, grid reference not provided
07 Jul 1951 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
18 Jul 1948 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
12 Jul 1948 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 3 fairly common, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Poynton SJ9183 Not recorded 1+ scarce, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Frandley House, Frandley SJ640788 Adult 1 Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1948 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ scarce, date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1948 Bollin Valley SJ8083 Adult 1 Rarely taken in Cheshire. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 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 SJ9070 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1949)
03 Jul 1945 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Adult 1 grid reference not provided.
25 Jun 1945 Billinge Green SJ6871 Adult 1 New Cheshire record. H N Michaelis (1954) has date 28.6.1945 with comment 'now widely distributed but not common'
1900 Cotterill Clough SJ8083 Not recorded 1 quantity, stage, date and grid reference not provided
1864 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ Creaser (1994)
1854 Warrington SJ6287 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Upon flowers near Warrington. Byerley (1854)


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