Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Argyresthia pygmaeella

All records

77 records (106+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
19 Jul 2017 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ518567 Adult 1
18 Jun 2014 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 2 x Robinson 125MVL
17 Jun 2014 Meadow Bank SJ58208485 Adult 2 Min temp 14.5C
09 Jun 2014 Mobberley SJ7879 Adult 2
03 Jul 2011 Whaley Bridge SJ9981 Adult 1
27 Jun 2011 28 Deansfield Way Elton Cheshire CH2 4PP SJ453753 Not recorded 1
12 Jun 2009 Park Pit, Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
30 Jul 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1 gen det female
18 Jul 2006 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 2 Argyresthia pygmaeella-
06 Jul 2003 Bakestonedale Moor SJ9579 Adult 1
25 Jun 2003 Moss Lane Plantation, M/C Airport SJ827840 Adult 1 imago Argyresthia pygmaeella (D.& S.)
15 Jun 2002 Holcroft Wood, Holcroft SJ685934 Not recorded 2 National Moth Night
23 Jun 2001 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
11 Sep 2000 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
25 Jun 2000 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
26 Jun 1999 Inner Marsh Farm, Burton SJ304741 Adult 1 imago off Salix caprea
10 Jun 1999 Sale Water Park SJ8092 Adult 1+ few
10 Jun 1999 Darkies, Meols SJ236891 Adult 1 beaten off Salix caprea
20 Jun 1998 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 2
09 May 1998 Walker Brow, Kettleshulme SJ9980 Adult 1+ off Salix caprea
04 Jul 1997 Bollin Valley, Prestbury SJ9076 Adult 1
1997 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green. SJ852863 Adult 1+ occasional
06 Jul 1995 Woods Moor SJ9187 Not recorded 1
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
01 Jul 1995 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
17 Jun 1995 Adlington Industrial Estate SJ9182 Not recorded 1
17 Jun 1995 Lapwing Lane, Moss-Side SJ574858 Adult 1
13 Jun 1995 Middlewood Way SJ9482 Not recorded 1
09 Jul 1994 Kettleshulme SJ9779 Adult 1
08 Jul 1994 Frodsham Marsh, Frodsham SJ507787 Adult 2
07 Jul 1994 Frodsham Marsh, Frodsham SJ507787 Adult 2
24 Jun 1994 Higher Poynton SJ9384 Adult 1
18 Jun 1994 Pickerings Pasture SJ486833 Adult 3
14 Jun 1994 Rostherne Mere, Rostherne SJ747839 Adult 2
14 Jun 1994 Rostherne Mere SJ745837 Adult 3
29 Jun 1993 Midfield, Kettleshulme SJ9779 Adult 4
24 Jun 1993 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 2 1845-2000 cool, sunny evening
29 May 1993 Lapwing Lane, Moss-Side SJ574858 Adult 1+ occasional
29 May 1993 Lapwing Lane, Moss-side SJ587863 Adult 1+ several
22 Jun 1992 Whitegate Marsh SJ622697 Adult 3
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way, Winsford SJ615679 Adult 2
07 Jul 1991 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 3
15 Jun 1990 Woodbank Park, Stockport SJ9190 Adult 2
09 Jul 1988 Middlewood Way, Adlington SJ9280 Adult 1
03 Jul 1988 Jacksons Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1
25 Jun 1988 Hurdsfield SJ9274 Adult 1 Middlewood Way
25 Jun 1988 Macclesfield SJ9174 Adult 2 Middlewood Way
18 Jun 1988 Woolston Eyes SJ653889 Adult 2
12 Jun 1988 Woolston Eyes SJ653884 Adult 1
11 Jun 1988 Halton Common, Halton SJ540823 Adult 3
1988 Woolston Eyes SJ6488 Adult 1 SJ6408888244 - May 1988 - Dec 1990
17 Jul 1987 Hogshead Wood, Oakmere SJ582691 Adult 1+ several
04 Jul 1987 Hatton Lane, Hatton SJ610824 Adult 2
02 Jul 1987 Moore Nature Reserve SJ5785 Adult 1
02 Jul 1987 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 3
11 Jul 1986 Witton Flashes, Northwich SJ662753 Adult 1+ Several
23 Jun 1982 Newchurch Common SJ605686 Adult 1+ Frequent
19 Jun 1982 Catsclough, Winsford SJ652667 Adult 1+ frequent
1981 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1 No quantity recorded. CWT2003047 date unknown, date on rECOrd 6/3/1982 presumably date of report
28 Jun 1980 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
22 Jun 1980 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1
1979 Meols SJ2390 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1976 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1+
1969 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1962 Rostherne Mere NNR SJ7483 Adult 1+ well spread but not common. one in 1914 by A.W.Boyd
1955 Bollin Valley SJ8082 Not recorded 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown.
20 Jul 1954 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
07 Jun 1950 Bebington SJ3285 Adult 1
1948 Gatley SJ8487 Not recorded 1+ plentiful, date and grid reference unknown
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
1948 Rudheath Woods SJ7470 Not recorded 1+ date and grid reference unknown.
27 Apr 1946 Raby SJ3380 Larval 1 on sallow
26 May 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1 also bred from this site, emerging 9/6/1945
12 May 1945 Storeton Woods SJ3184 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ abundant among sallows especially on the sandhills
1854 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown. Common


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018