Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Pyrausta despicata

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15 records (15+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Jul 2014 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 photo available
1964 Rostherne Mere SJ7483 Adult 1 Mere Field
1950 Wrenbury SJ5947 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1949 Macclesfield SJ9070 Adult 1+ occasionally. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1946 Macclesfield SJ9070 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
1940 Wallasey SJ2892 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown. County status: not infrequent where it occurs. Mansbridge (1940)
1933 Macclesfield SJ9070 Adult 1+ grid reference & date unknown, reference L&CES Proc. 1931-33
1926 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (1951)
18 May 1889 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 Herbula cespitalis. Grid ref not provided. Entom. 22:291-299
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Walker (1885)
1885 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. site Wirral, Walker (1885)
1883 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1+ H cespitalis. date and grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 4:78-80.
1879 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1+ in April, where wild thyme grows, undated, grid reference not provided, Young Nat. 1:187-189
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common. Byerley (1854)
13 Aug 1843 New Brighton SJ3094 Adult 1 near the Black (Perch) Rock. Zoologist 2:684-685


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