Elephant Hawk Moth

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Hadena perplexa Tawny Shears

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38 records (39+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 Jul 2009 Bridgend, Mickle Trafford, Chester SJ450700 Adult 1
23 Jul 2008 Shepherd's Lane, Chester SJ411681 Adult 1
23 Jun 2007 Thorn Brow Farm Mews, Appleton Thorn SJ637839 Adult 1
16 Aug 2005 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 noted in annual report
29 Jun 2003 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
18 Jun 2003 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
17 Jun 2003 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
16 Jun 2003 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1
30 Jun 2000 Keswick Avenue, Bromborough SJ344798 Adult 1
03 Jun 1997 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 2
1997 Brunsfield Close, Saughall Massie SJ251893 Adult 1
30 Jul 1993 Western Avenue, Blacon SJ380677 Adult 1
30 Jul 1993 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
15 Jun 1992 Deansfield Way, Elton SJ453753 Adult 1
1988 Broomhall, Nantwich SJ628472 Adult 1+
02 Jul 1987 Heron Court, Parkgate SJ282774 Adult 1 letter to CIR 19/4/1988
02 Jul 1987 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1 Not counted
1981 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+
1981 SJ67 SJ67 Not recorded 1+
1981 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+
14 May 1980 Burton SJ3074 Adult 1 Burton Point SJ304743
1979 SJ28 SJ28 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_02306
06 Jun 1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 only additions to SJ97, Lepidoptera record cards, Biological Records Centre, Monks Wood, via C I Rutherford. LCES105:38
1975 SJ37 SJ37 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_05628, Haddon Wood,Shotwick,Burton Point

12 Jun 1971 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1 BRC Ref: V05_27432, Alderley Edge in SJ87, LCES 94-96:32
1968 Wistaston SJ685538 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_16144
1967 Longridge, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge SJ850778 Adult 1
1966 Pulford SJ3758 Adult 1 Creaser (1967), grid reference unknown, possibly recorders Rossett SJ374579 VC50 garden
1961 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+
1923 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1923:11 Smith (1948). The map in MOGBI Vol 9 shows a record in SJ46
1922 Chester SJ3966 Adult 1 grid reference not provided, LCFC 1923:12, Smith (1948) The map in MOGBI Vol 9 shows a record in SJ36
1903 Stockport SJ9089 Not recorded 1 undated Day (1903) . The map in MOGBI Vol 9 shows a record in SJ98
1887 West Kirby SJ2287 Not recorded 1+ undated - from Ellis list. Day (1903), grid reference unknown.
1885 Wirral SJ28 Not recorded 1+ undated - relates to the old name of capsincola, Walker (1885)
1885 Denhall Lane, Burton SJ2975 Not recorded 1+ Denhall, undated - rather scarce, Walker (1885)
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated East Cheshire, Walker (1885)
1854 Tranmere SJ3287 Adult 1+ undated. not common. Byerley (1854)
1854 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Not recorded 1+ Records extracted from various publications to establish a lepidoptera list at Staley Brushes. Underwood (1970). The publications from which the records were extracted are not known now but were relied on at the time. Data was also extracted from local museums and libraries.


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Updated: 12th June 2019