Elephant Hawk Moth

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Leucania obsoleta Obscure Wainscot

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69 records (93+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
04 Jul 2018 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1 see post on Cheshire Moth Forum
01 Jul 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
27 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 4 2 x Robinson 125W MV, 1 x Heath 15W Actinic (battery)
08 Jun 2018 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1 see post on Cheshire Moth Forum
07 Jun 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
06 Jun 2018 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 4 2x MV: SJ311735 & SJ313735
04 Jun 2018 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
03 Jun 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 3
26 May 2018 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
2018 Sandfield Road, Wallasey SJ309932 Adult 1 ex Cheshire Moth Forum
05 Jul 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
18 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
17 Jun 2017 Hyde Grove, Sale SJ786916 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
17 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
16 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
13 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
09 Jun 2017 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
04 Jul 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
30 Jun 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
22 Jun 2016 Shannon Close, Willaston, Nantwich SJ676525 Adult 1 Confirmed by Mike Dale
22 Jun 2016 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB (East) SJ3173 Adult 1 2 x 125W MV, 2 x 15W actinic
19 Jun 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
17 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
15 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
10 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
09 Jun 2016 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1
05 Jun 2016 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
04 Jul 2015 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
19 Jun 2015 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
01 Jul 2014 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
24 Jun 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 Min temp 13.8C
20 Jun 2014 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt 14 (Burton Mere) SJ312736 Adult 1
19 Jun 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 Min temp 13.4C
15 Jun 2014 Meadowbank, Moore Lane, Moore SJ582848 Adult 1 photo on Moth Forum
14 Jun 2014 Higher Downs, Knutsford SJ762785 Adult 1
17 Jul 2013 Stonyfold Wood, Bosley SJ9167 Adult 1 determined S H Hind from photo
08 Jul 2013 Dee Estuary:Inner Marsh Farm:compt6 (reedbed) SJ310734 Adult 1 21.50 to 03.45. 13C
08 Jul 2013 Dee Estuary:IMF2:compt 14 (Burton Mere) SJ312736 Adult 1 21.50 to 03.45. 13C
07 Jul 2012 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
30 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
21 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 2
04 Jun 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 4
03 Jun 2011 Norton Priory, Runcorn SJ5483 Adult 3 photo available
17 May 2011 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 confirmed P M Hill
15 May 2011 Pembroke Close, Handbridge SJ412649 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind from photo
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 1
21 Jul 2010 Red Rocks, Hoylake SJ2088 Adult 3 grid reference provided SJ205883 photo available
18 Jul 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
10 Jul 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
06 Jul 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
03 Jul 2010 Dairy House Meadows, Marbury Country Park SJ662757 Adult 1 Compartment N2. 2 X 125W Robinson and 1 x 80W Robinson
21 Jun 2010 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
15 Jul 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
29 Jun 2009 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
27 Jun 2008 Lodge Plantation, Runcorn SJ558838 Adult 1 not counted
02 Jun 2008 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1
14 Jul 2007 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 noted in annual report
11 Jun 2007 Greengates Crescent, Little Neston SJ294762 Adult 1 confirmed from a photo sent to and retained by shane farrell
11 Jun 2007 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 noted in annual report
09 Jun 2007 Marbury Country Park SJ653764 Adult 1 noted in annual report
25 May 2007 Burton SJ2975 Adult 1 photo in annual report of one of the specimens caught
25 May 2007 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1 SJ30437413 photo seen by shane farrell
24 May 2007 Mudhouse Lane, Burton SJ32427465 Adult 1 photo held by shane farrell of one of the specimens caught
07 Jul 2001 Clamhunger Lane, Mere SJ736813 Adult 1 confirmed G Lightfoot, noted in annual report
01 Jul 1987 Priory Close, Halton SJ540821 Adult 1
05 Jul 1986 Eastern Reedbed Area, Moore SJ594864 Adult 5
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 only additions to SJ97, Lepidoptera record cards, Biological Records Centre, Monks Wood, via C I Rutherford
1890 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ previously taken abundantly, Mansbridge (1940). Check this record as CIR includes the species in his New to Cheshire list since 1960
1890 Bidston Moss SJ2891 Not recorded 1+ previously taken abundantly, Mansbridge (1940), check this record as CIR mentions this species on his new to Cheshire list since 1960check this record as CIR mentions this species on his new to Cheshire list since 1960. Check this record as CIR includes the species in his New to Cheshire list since 1960


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Updated: 12th June 2019