Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Ptycholoma lecheana

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92 records (111+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Jun 2017 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
09 Jun 2017 Brookhouse Moss SJ8061 Adult 1
01 Jun 2017 Manor Crescent, Tytherington SJ918750 Adult 1
27 May 2017 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
26 May 2017 Knowle Close, Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
09 Jun 2016 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 2
08 Jun 2016 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
08 Jun 2016 Common Lane, Waverton SJ455639 Adult 1
06 Jun 2016 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 Jun 2016 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
06 Jun 2016 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1
21 Apr 2016 Waverton SJ4663 Larval 1 hatched from a larva in debris collected from blackthorn, emerged 17/5/2016
01 Aug 2015 Thornton-le-Moors SJ4474 Adult 1
12 Jul 2015 Winsfield Road, Hazel Grove SJ920856 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 Winsfield Road, Hazel Grove SJ920856 Adult 2 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
30 Jun 2015 Winsfield Road, Hazel Grove SJ920856 Adult 6
30 Jun 2015 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ518567 Adult 1
16 Jun 2015 Knowle Close - Great Sutton SJ381751 Adult 1 determined from photo posted on rECOrd moth forum
10 Jun 2015 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
09 Jun 2015 Marthall SJ7976 Adult 1
20 Jun 2014 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
17 Jun 2014 Fir Close, Poynton SJ925831 Adult 1
06 Jun 2014 Knutsford Heath SJ7478 Adult 1 SJ746787
26 Aug 2013 Bowkers Croft, Winterley SJ748576 Adult 1
27 May 2013 Bollington SJ9276 Larval 1 off sallow, emerged 14.6.13, photo taken
14 Jul 2012 Hartford Manor School SJ643722 Adult 1 SJ64427220 Greenbank Wood
10 Jun 2012 SJ4373 SJ4373 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
02 Jun 2012 SJ4474 SJ4474 Adult 1 photo at http://www.record-lrc.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=734
02 Jun 2011 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
17 Jun 2010 Lostock Hall Nursery, Poynton SJ908833 Adult 1
26 May 2010 Adlington Treatment Works SJ9080 Larval 1+ off oak, photo avialable
02 Jul 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det female
21 Jun 2008 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
09 Jun 2008 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
02 Jun 2007 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
17 Jun 2006 Bulkeley Hill SJ528557 Adult 1 gen.det.male
16 Jun 2005 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
25 Jun 2004 Wornish Nook SJ840659 Adult 1 ptycholoma lecheana
07 Jun 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
19 May 2001 Rixton Clay Pits SJ6890 Not recorded 1 Bred from sallow emerged 14/6/01
30 May 2000 Hunters Wood SJ55357631 Adult 1
10 Jun 1996 Park Pit Grasslands SJ937844 Larval 6 First adult emerged 16/6/1996
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ5865 Adult 1
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 5
22 Jun 1994 Willaston Station SJ332773 Adult 2 Common
14 Jun 1994 Rostherne Mere, Rostherne SJ747839 Adult 1+ several
11 Jun 1994 Sandymoor Wood, Sandymoor SJ564835 Adult 1+ several
13 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 1330 to 1645 hours in warm sunshine.
31 May 1990 Warburton's Wood SJ554763 Adult 1
30 May 1990 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
24 Jun 1989 Arnfield Tower Field Centre SK0097 Adult 3
15 Jun 1989 Marple Wood SJ9488 Adult 1
10 Jun 1989 Dunham Park, Dunham SJ738872 Adult 1+ rare
19 Jun 1988 Forge Pool, Marston, Northwich SJ662760 Adult 1
26 Jun 1987 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
28 Jun 1986 Brereton Heath SJ798652 Adult 1
27 Jun 1986 Brereton Heath SJ798652 Adult 1
27 Jun 1986 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Adult 1
19 Jun 1986 Plumley Limebeds, Northwich SJ708751 Adult 1
26 Jun 1985 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. Grid reference not provided
28 Jun 1984 Warburton's Wood SJ554763 Adult 1
31 May 1984 Pickmere Meadows SJ673772 Adult 1 ex larvae collected 13/5/1984
21 Jun 1983 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
1982 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
07 Jun 1981 Warburton's Wood SJ554763 Adult 1
01 May 1981 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Larval 1+ Imago emerged 21/5/1981
1981 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. CWT2003047 date unknown, date on rECOrd 6/3/1982 presumably date of report
06 Jul 1980 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Adult 1+ Present
12 Jun 1976 Bickerton Hill SJ5052 Adult 1 grid reference unknown.
14 Jun 1975 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 Specimen in Mike Hull's collection, grid reference unknown
1969 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1962 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ Shaw Green, occasional
1962 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7484 Adult 1+ Harpers Bank, occasional
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8082 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ County status: In east and central Cheshire it is widespread and common. Records from Chester district and Wirral indicate a wide distribution.
1953 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference not provided
17 Jun 1952 Spital SJ3383 Adult 1
1948 Goyt Valley SK0173 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Adult 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1941 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7484 Adult 1+ Mere Covert
1940 Delamere SJ5570 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown, county status: local and infrequent
1940 Eastham SJ3680 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1940 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1+ grid reference and date not provided
1931 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7484 Adult 1+ Harpers Bank
1918 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7484 Adult 1+ Harpers Bank
1887 Bramhall SJ8984 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown, status not common
1887 Puddington SJ3273 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown,
1887 Eastham SJ3680 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown, recorder JWF
1887 Dunham Park SJ7387 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, pre 1887, grid reference unknown,
1854 Prenton Dell SJ3085 Not recorded 1 grid reference and date unknown. Prenton
1854 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Thre or four in various parts of Wirral


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018