Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Depressaria daucella

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73 records (106+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
15 Jul 2017 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ3173 Adult 1
28 Mar 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 2 genitalia checked on one of the two
11 Mar 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 3
08 Mar 2017 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
07 Mar 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 3
19 Feb 2017 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
04 Aug 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
02 Aug 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
03 Jun 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB SJ310736 Larval 1 on Hemlock Water Dropwort
30 May 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands SJ3074 Larval 10 on water-dropwort, emerged 30/5/2016
30 Dec 2015 Burton SJ3073 Adult 1 moth active in Bird hide, RSPB Inner Marsh Farm
22 Aug 2015 Burton SJ3173 Adult 1 RSPB Burton Mere Reserve
10 Apr 2015 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
09 Apr 2015 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
02 Apr 2015 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
27 Mar 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 5
27 Mar 2015 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
07 Mar 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
27 Feb 2015 Inner Marsh Farm SJ3073 Adult 1 RSPB Reserve, found in bird hide
30 May 2014 Frodsham Marsh SJ5079 Larval 1+ on Hemlock Water Dropwort
31 Mar 2014 Bellfield Avenue, Cheadle Hulme SJ875864 Adult 1 gen det male
30 Mar 2014 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 2
08 Mar 2014 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
18 Jan 2014 Inner Marsh Farm SJ3073 Adult 2 in the bird hide
06 Nov 2013 Inner Marsh Farm SJ3073 Adult 1 in the bird hide
18 Jul 2013 Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
11 Apr 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
07 Mar 2013 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
05 Mar 2013 Burton Mere Wetlands SJ3074 Adult 1 Marsh Covert Hide, grid reference not provided. Confirmed S H Hind
04 Mar 2013 Dee Estuary:Inner Marsh Farm SJ308734 Adult 1 inside Marsh Covert hide SJ309735
30 Dec 2012 Inner Marsh Farm SJ3073 Adult 2 active by day in the bird hide
01 Apr 2011 Weston GroveUpton SJ405695 Adult 1
18 Apr 2010 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
10 Apr 2010 Weston GroveUpton SJ405695 Adult 1 Depressaria daucella, photo
25 Mar 2010 Weston GroveUpton SJ405695 Adult 1 Depressaria daucella, photos. ID agreed by Steve Hind
24 Mar 2010 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 3
21 Mar 2010 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
21 Mar 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
17 Mar 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
17 Mar 2009 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
13 Mar 2009 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 photo available
11 Mar 2009 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
27 May 2008 Chester. On Dee (north bank) SJ4166 Larval 1 on water-dropwort. Adult emerged 20.06.08
10 Jun 2006 Thurstaston Common N.T.-Kitty's Flash SJ248846 Larval 1 final instar larva swept from water dropwort sp.
27 May 2006 Chester SJ4065 Larval 5 north bank of Dee on water dropwort, emerged 23.6.06. via e.mail from S M Palmer
04 May 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1 Depressaria daucella-
15 Apr 2006 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 specimen retained
16 Jun 2004 Inner Marsh Farm RSPB SJ306737 Larval 1+ 670 depressaria laucella ( larvae very common found feeding on Water dropwort flower heads)
11 May 2004 Heswall shore SJ258809 Larval 5 larva on Oenanthe 670
15 Jul 2003 Red Rocks Marsh SJ206881 Adult 1
02 Jun 2003 Inner Marsh Farm SJ3073 Larval 2 by the broadwalk
01 Jun 2003 West Kirby, Macdona Drive SJ218854 Larval 1+ 10 larvae on Oenanthe crocata by pond Depressaria daucella [D. & S.]
17 Jun 2000 Navigation Cop, Chester SJ394665 Larval 1+ Oenanthe
02 Jun 1997 Neston SJ2877 Larval 1+ abundant on Oenanthe
31 May 1997 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1+ larvae abundant on Oenanthe, emerged 25.6.1997
1987 Brereton Heath SJ7964 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
07 Oct 1985 Caister Way, Over, Winsford SJ641654 Adult 1
1980 Caister Way, Over, Winsford SJ641654 Adult 1 in garden
1980 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1+ occasional, grid reference unknown.
1979 Meols SJ2390 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
16 Mar 1975 Little Neston SJ2876 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. SJ286765
1971 'Windcliffe', Alvanley SJ492753 Adult 1
1964 Rostherne SJ7483 Larval 1+ larvae and pupae common, grid reference unknown.
1964 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ Shaw Green, common
1964 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7484 Adult 1+ Harpers Bank, common
06 Jun 1954 Hoylake SJ2189 Larval 1+ grid reference not provided, abundant on Oenanthe
1951 Burton SJ3174 Larval 1 emerged 4/8/1951, grid reference not provided
04 Jun 1950 Saughall SJ3669 Larval 1+ Great Saughall, emerged 18/7/1950, grid reference not provided., on Oenanthe
20 May 1950 Saughall SJ3669 Larval 1 Great Saughall, emerged 8/7/1950, grid reference not provided., on Oenanthe
1949 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown
1940 Eastham SJ3680 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given
undated, grid reference not given, county status: Local but fairly common
1940 Northenden SJ835892 Adult 1 grid reference unknown.
1887 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown,


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018