Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Coleophora virgaureae

All records

11 records (15+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 Aug 2005 Astmoor Saltmarsh SJ5383 Adult 1 Gen. det. Stephen H.Hind
06 Sep 2003 Heswall shore SJ258810 Larval 1+ 1 larvae, no case yet, in Aster tripolium flowers Coleophora obscenella (Herrich-Schaffer)
06 Sep 2003 Heswall shore SJ258809 Larval 5 larvae on Aster. Cases developed later on reared larvae. 564
16 Aug 1999 Land off Johnsons Lane SJ533857 Adult 1+ several
30 Oct 1998 Parkgate SJ2778 Larval 1+ only two cases found
12 Sep 1998 Parkgate SJ2778 Adult 1+ on Aster tripolium seedheads, emerged 8.8.1999. 642 cases from 51 seedheads. Has fewer longer pappus hairs when on Solidago virgaurea
04 Oct 1997 Billinge Quarry, Rainow SJ9577 Larval 1+ on Golden Rod
1985 Witton Flashes SJ6474 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown.
1985 Witton Flashes SJ6575 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1952 Whitegate SJ66J Not recorded 1+ locally common
1890 Wallasey Sandhills SJ276924 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status given by Mansbridge (1940) as: very local, not recorded since Ellis (1890)


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018