Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Hydraecia petasitis Butterbur

All records

23 records (24+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
26 Apr 1996 Runcorn Latchford Canal SJ594864 Adult 1+ Present
06 Sep 1988 Laneside Drive, Bramhall SJ902862 Adult 1 .
18 Jul 1979 Sunridge Cottage, Dean Row Road, Wilmslow SJ871817 Adult 1 letter to CIR 3/9/1980
1976 Prestbury SJ900768 Adult 1 via C I Rutherford, only additions to SJ97
12 Sep 1970 Windcliffe, Alvanley Road, Helsby SJ489751 Adult 1 Helsby, grid reference unknown. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
1970 Staley Brushes SJ99 Not recorded 1+ 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.
1968 Wilmslow SJ834818 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28430
1961 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ no other data provided apart from the fact that the species was present between 1961 and 1975 in this square.
1961 SJ47 SJ47 Not recorded 1+ 2362 Butterbur o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1961 SJ88 SJ88 Not recorded 1+ 2362 Butterbur o = recorded between 1961-1979 but not since Records taken from the Macro-matrix produced by Ian Rutherford and covering records received to the end of 1996.
1960 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V05_28779, Wilmslow in SJ88
1949 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 1+ several, grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
08 Sep 1948 Gatley SJ8488 Adult 2 several, grid reference unknown, Smith (1950)
1940 Stockport SJ8989 Adult 1+ every year, undated, grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1919 Chester SJ4166 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown, Smith (1948)
1903 Ashley SJ7584 Not recorded 1+ undated entry208Hydraecia petasitis
1903 Walton SJ5984 Not recorded 1+ undated entry - very local near Walton208Hydraecia petasitis
1900 Chester SJ3666 Adult 1 208Hydraecia petasitis
1900 Chester SJ3666 Not recorded 1 undated entry208Hydraecia petasitis
1892 Stockport SJ8889 Pupal 1+ pupae taken in large numbers about 1892-1895 but they appear much less common now208Hydraecia petasitis
1885 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated entry from the Walker List - east Cheshire208Hydraecia petasitisButterbur
07 Sep 1850 Weaverham SJ621737 Larval 1+ 7 larvae & 3 pupae dug up (N. Cook in Zoologist, Ser.1, vol.VIII, p.2392)
1800 SJ98 SJ98 Not recorded 1+ BRC Ref: V06_00873, date pre 1941


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018