Elephant Hawk Moth

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Acleris ferrugana

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72 records (91+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Nov 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 gen.det. (female).
30 Jun 2018 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
11 Mar 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 Gen. det. (male)
30 Oct 2017 Delamere Forest SJ5372 Pupal 1 Pupa found between two oak leaves. Adult emerged 5 minutes later! Photographed.
15 Oct 2017 Blakenhall SJ7348 Adult 1 off oak, confirmed by dissection, HJ
15 Jul 2017 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 Genitalia checked on both.
21 Jun 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 x Robinson MV Trap (125W)
31 Jan 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
19 Jan 2017 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
06 Dec 2016 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2300hrs - 0745hrs
21 Oct 2016 Rossmill Woodland SJ7884 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
21 Oct 2016 Rossmill Woodland SJ7884 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
13 Mar 2016 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
24 Jan 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. photo taken
27 Jul 2015 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
30 Mar 2014 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 gen det male
01 Mar 2013 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1 gen det female
04 Jan 2013 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
21 Jul 2012 Congleton Road, Alderley Edge SJ844776 Adult 1 Gen.det. male
25 Mar 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
14 Mar 2012 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 gen det male
24 Jan 2012 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
05 Jul 2011 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
11 Feb 2011 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
29 Dec 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
06 Apr 2010 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
26 Mar 2010 Weston Grove, Upton SJ415693 Adult 1 gen det female
17 Mar 2010 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 9 one male gen det
05 Mar 2010 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 gen det male
18 Feb 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
16 Feb 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
15 Feb 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
18 Dec 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
25 Jul 2008 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
14 Jul 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
13 Jul 2008 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
24 Nov 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.females
10 Jul 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
05 Jul 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
29 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
28 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
24 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
19 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
14 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen,det.males
08 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2 gen.det.males
07 Mar 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
14 Feb 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
13 Feb 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
12 Feb 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
05 Feb 2006 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. male
08 Nov 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. female
07 Nov 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. female
30 Oct 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det. female
24 Oct 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. male
21 Oct 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. male
28 Mar 2005 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 gen det male by SHH
18 Mar 2005 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1 gen det female
18 Dec 2004 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen. det. male
13 Jul 2004 Murdishaw Wood SJ5680 Adult 1 gen det female
30 Jun 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 gen det male
11 Apr 2004 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
2003 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 gen det male - confirmed by photo of gen plate on UK Moths egroup.
27 Jul 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 1 gen. det. female
19 Jul 2001 Prestbury SJ8876 Adult 1 off oak
21 Jul 2000 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen. det. male
02 Feb 2000 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
02 Oct 1999 Middlewood Way, Hazel Grove SJ9485 Adult 1 on Hornbeam leaf, gen. det. New VC58 record
06 Feb 1999 Castlegate, Prestbury SJ893769 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
1950 Delamere Forest SJ5372 Not recorded 1+ emerged 27/9, 9/10, 11/10/1950, grid reference not provided
1949 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 8 bred, grid reference not provided
1948 Wallasey SJ2892 Larval 1+ emerged 6/7/1948, grid reference not provided.
1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Larval 1+ emerged 1/10/1948, grid reference not provided.


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Updated: 12th June 2019