Elephant Hawk Moth

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Elachista maculicerusella

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63 records (77+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
10 Jul 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 1
08 Jul 2018 Dane Road, Sale SJ800923 Adult 1
27 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 2 x Robinson 125W MV, 1 x Heath 15W Actinic (battery)
22 May 2018 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
04 Jun 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1 determined from photo
26 May 2016 Little Neston SJ2876 Adult 1 Neston saltmarsh
18 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
16 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
14 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
12 Jul 2014 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
16 Aug 2013 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
22 Jul 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
15 Jun 2013 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt15 (Gorse Covert/car park) SJ315735 Adult 1 top end of Gorse Covert: 21.45 to 02.30. 12C
11 Aug 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
16 Aug 2010 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
01 Jul 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
29 Jul 2006 Cholmondeley SJ5450 Adult 1 gen det male shane farrell
02 Jun 2006 Stanlow SJ4275 Adult 1
17 Jun 2005 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 1+ several
17 Jun 2005 The Triangle - Marbury and Anderton SJ662753 Adult 1
31 May 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
08 Jun 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Cattle Crush area) SJ907751 Adult 1
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ659753 Adult 4
24 Aug 2001 Haydn Pool, Witton Flashes, No 1 Tank SJ660753 Adult 1
10 Jun 1999 Meols SJ2389 Adult 1+ Meols Station
10 Jun 1999 Sale Water Park SJ8092 Adult 1
21 Jul 1995 Marple SJ9787 Adult 1 from Reedgrass
08 Aug 1991 Poynton SJ9383 Adult 1
19 May 1990 Moore Nature Reserve SJ5885 Adult 1 LWH centroid reference SJ587863
19 May 1990 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 2 SJ574858
1990 Woolston Eyes SJ6588 Adult 1+ SJ653884. present (=Elachista cerusella)
12 Aug 1989 Lapwing Lane, Moore SJ5785 Adult 1
05 Aug 1989 Greenwall's Wood, Balderton SJ374622 Adult 2 (=Elachista cerusella)
29 Jul 1989 Greenwall's Wood, Balderton SJ374622 Adult 2 (=Elachista cerusella)
22 Jul 1989 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 2
21 Jul 1989 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 2
1989 Woolston Eyes SJ6588 Adult 1+ SJ653884. present (=Elachista cerusella)
06 Aug 1988 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Cocoon 1+ emerged 8/8 and 16/8/1988 (=Elachista cerusella)
1988 Woolston Eyes SJ6588 Adult 1+ SJ653884. present (=Elachista cerusella)
19 Jun 1986 Plumley Nature Reserve SJ708751 Adult 1
26 Jun 1985 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656, (=Elachista cerusella)
17 Apr 1985 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Mine 1+ imago emerged 13/5/1985 (=Elachista cerusella)
03 Jul 1984 Hockenhull Platts SJ4765 Adult 1 SJ476656, (=Elachista cerusella)
20 Jun 1984 Forge Pool SJ6676 Adult 1
1963 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+ common around the edge of the mere
1962 Woodford SJ8881 Larval 1 abundant on Phalaris in Lane End Wood, grid reference not provided
31 May 1954 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
11 Jun 1952 Morley Green SJ8281 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1951 Ringway SJ8084 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
26 May 1951 Ringway SJ8084 Larval 2 ex canary grass, emerged 18/6, 19/6/1951
28 Jun 1950 Gatley Carrs SJ8388 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
10 Jun 1950 Wilmslow SJ8381 Adult 1 Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950), white blotches in the leaves of Phalaris contain larvae in May, Michaelis (1953)
1950 Ringway SJ8084 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
08 Sep 1949 Gatley Carrs SJ8388 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
28 Jun 1949 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
1948 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
26 Jul 1947 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
04 Jun 1947 Gatley SJ8487 Adult 3 plentiful, grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1947 New Mills SK0085 Not recorded 1+ locally common on canal banks, Harrison (1988), grid reference unknown.
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1914 Rostherne Mere SJ7484 Adult 1+ Gale Bog. county status: Mansbridge (1940) locally common
1913 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1+
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. not common. Byerley (1854)


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Updated: 12th June 2019