Elephant Hawk Moth

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Hypena crassalis Beautiful Snout

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
20 Oct 2018 Heswall SJ2582 Adult 1
23 Jun 2018 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 confirmed S W Holmes, S H Hind from photo
19 Jun 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
18 Jun 2018 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ517566 Adult 1 Photo on Forum
16 Jun 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed S W Holmes from photo
15 Jun 2018 Bickerton Hill trap site 1 SJ502530 Adult 1
10 Jun 2018 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 SJ904704, determined from photo
10 Jun 2018 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1
07 Jun 2018 Mossley SD9803 Adult 1
28 May 2018 Pot Bank, Astbury SJ8759 Adult 1 Photo available, Quantity estimated. Congleton Edge Pot Bank > Nick i' th' Hill, centroid grid reference provided SJ873595
26 Jun 2017 Hartford Road, Davenham SJ65057101 Adult 2
16 Jun 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK00092 66614 - 15w Heath actinic
16 Jun 2017 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge SK008806 Adult 2 Photo available
15 Jun 2017 Broadbottom Road, Mottram SJ992953 Adult 1
09 Jun 2017 Norley Moss SJ551719 Adult 1 Photo supplied and is OK
26 May 2017 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 SK000664 - 125w Robinson trap
04 Jul 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
19 Jul 2015 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0177 Adult 1 on a fallen beech. email 22/7/2015 from Jeanette Maddy with photo ex John Watt
29 Jun 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 traps
16 Jun 2015 Heydon Bridge SE0900 Adult 2 2 traps at SE097009 & SE098008, along wooded ride
15 Jun 2015 Stonyfold Wood, Bosley SJ9167 Adult 2 Photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
18 Jul 2014 Delamere Forest SJ542716 Adult 1 SJ543716, 1 trap Barnbridge Gates car park and 1 trap near Doolittle Moss
18 Jul 2014 Rope Lane, Rope, Crewe SJ692531 Adult 1
18 Jun 2014 Randle Bennett Close, Elworth SJ741611 Adult 1 First record of the year, numbers not counted, new for site, photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
10 Jun 2014 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 confirmed S Holmes from photo on rECOrd Moth Forum
13 Jul 2013 Stonyfold Wood, Bosley SJ9167 Adult 1 Photo
18 Jun 2013 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 1 SJ946724 until 12:30am, numbers estimated
05 Jul 2011 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1 photo available
20 Jun 2011 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 1 specimen in AC collection
24 May 2011 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 1 Confirmed from photo by S.H. Hind
09 May 2011 Lismore Road, Dukinfield SJ946973 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind, photo available
17 Aug 2009 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 3
01 Jul 2009 Cheshire's Close SJ8658 Adult 1 SJ863581 flushed from bilberry
26 Jun 2009 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 4
24 Jun 2009 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 1
23 Jun 2009 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
22 Jun 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ539712 Adult 10 confirmed G Lightfoot
22 Jun 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 2
14 Jun 2009 Chadkirk Farm (behind house and next to Chapel) SJ940903 Adult 1
03 Jun 2009 Thurstaston Common SJ2484 Adult 1 SJ248845
03 Jun 2009 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere SJ541713 Adult 1
06 Jul 2006 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ950720 Adult 3 noted in annual report
17 Jun 2006 Tegg's Nose Country Park SJ950720 Adult 4 noted in annual report
17 Jun 2006 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 2 photo in annual report
10 Jul 2005 Woodend Lane, Stalybridge SJ975972 Adult 1 confirmed by photo sent to SF for ID, noted in annual report
02 Jul 2005 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 photo in annual report
1997 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1+ SJ500530 bickerton hill, NT Bio Survey
17 Jul 1996 Bosley Cloud SJ8963 Adult 1+ referred to in Ian Rutherford's 1996 moth report
28 Jun 1994 The White House, Whitehouse Lane, Nantwich SJ658533 Adult 1
18 Jun 1994 The White House, Whitehouse Lane, Nantwich SJ658533 Adult 1 Rutherford (1996)
1994 The White House, Whitehouse Lane, Nantwich SJ658533 Adult 1
1994 Sound Common SJ619479 Adult 1+
04 Jul 1993 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
30 Jun 1993 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1
13 Jul 1991 Larkton Hill SJ4953 Adult 1
03 Jul 1989 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1
1989 Bickerton Hill SJ5053 Adult 1+
10 Jun 1988 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 2 SJ494525
01 Aug 1987 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1
04 Jul 1987 Hatchmere SJ5572 Adult 1 rECOrd grid references, SJ553722 & SJ551721
12 Jun 1976 Bickerton/Larkton Hill SJ4952 Adult 1 with Mike Hull, SJ495526, letter Mike Hull to CIR 12/11/1976, LCES 97-100:48
14 Jun 1975 Delamere Forest SJ5371 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. BRC Ref: V05_14671
1975 SJ55 SJ55 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13130, Buckeley,Beeston,Bickerton
1972 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_13017, grid reference unknown, that provided SJ575570 is erroneous
1972 Delamere Forest SJ5671 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_14713, SJ565715
1972 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 a bred series, Grid reference not provided, LCES 94-96:48
1969 Delamere SJ5572 Larval 1 grid reference not provided, LCES 94-96:17
1968 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Larval 1 SJ559708, emerged 1/6/1969, also R E Leonard, Creaser (1971)
11 Sep 1965 Peckforton Gap SJ5358 Not recorded 1+ SJ527563, ULTP, 2005/312
24 Oct 1963 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1+ ULTP, 2005/312
1958 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1 grid reference not known
1957 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1 No quantity recorded. grid reference unknown
27 Jun 1956 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 ULTP, 2005/312
27 Jun 1956 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
26 Jun 1956 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
03 Jul 1955 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. ULTP, 2005/312
29 Jun 1955 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided. ULTP, 2005/312
19 Oct 1954 Delamere SJ5572 Not recorded 1+ ULTP, 2005/312
01 Jul 1953 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
30 Jun 1953 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 3 grid reference not provided
23 Jun 1953 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
22 Jun 1953 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
11 Jun 1952 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
13 Jun 1950 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
03 Jun 1950 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1949 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
21 Jun 1947 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
21 Jun 1947 Delamere SJ5572 Adult 2 grid reference not provided
06 Jul 1946 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
01 Jul 1946 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 About a dozen taken by various collectorsin 1946. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge (1947)
1946 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, I have taken this occasionally in most seasons. Common locally 1946, Smith (1948)
1946 Delamere SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1940 SJ55 SJ55 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_12870
28 Jun 1931 Delamere Forest SJ5670 Adult 6 Burnt Wood. Beaten near bilberry. 2 in good cindition, others rather worn. Not previously taken by us. Fairly common, but in a restricted area. Several males seen, but none captured.
1910 Peckforton Hills SJ5356 Adult 1+ Peckforton, grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1909 Peckforton Hills SJ5356 Adult 1+ Peckforton, grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
16 Jul 1900 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 Day (1903)


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