Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Acleris notana

All records

47 records (59+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
26 Aug 2017 Pikelow Farm, Marton SJ8568 Larval 1 Genitalia checked. emerged 30/9/2017
06 Oct 2016 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
05 Oct 2016 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 Genitalia checked.
25 Jun 2014 Meadowside, Burwardsley SJ518567 Adult 1 Confirmed by dissection Dave Williamson (Yorkshire)
23 Jun 2014 Saltersley Moss SJ8280 Adult 2 one gen det male
03 Jul 2011 28 Deansfield Way Elton Cheshire CH2 4PP SJ453753 Not recorded 1
10 Oct 2010 Bidston Moss SJ295909 Adult 1 gen det male, 25w actinic. via email 18.10.2010
06 Mar 2009 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
25 Jul 2008 Jacksons' Brickworks, Higher Poynton SJ9484 Adult 1 gen det female, new to SJ98
15 Feb 2007 Great Midgel Moss, Delamere sj538713 Adult 1
19 Oct 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
06 Jun 2006 Merlin Close, Upton, Wirral SJ256887 Adult 1
10 May 2006 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 5 flying over moorland, 1 gen det female
18 Jan 2006 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1 gen.det.male
23 Oct 2004 Cocksmoss Wood SJ8567 Adult 1 gen det male
12 Apr 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
11 Feb 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
03 Feb 2004 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
28 Feb 2003 29 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 Not dissected
26 Feb 2003 29 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 3 Not dissected
15 Jul 2002 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 dissected and confirmed as a female
01 Apr 2001 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1 this specimen is awaiting dissection and confirmation of the species
21 Apr 2000 Danes Moss, Macclesfield SJ904704 Adult 3 gen. det. female
18 Jun 1996 Bridgenorth Road, Pensby SJ264837 Adult 2
1996 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Not recorded 1+ numbers not recorded but presence noted
1988 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
03 Jul 1987 Halton Common, Runcorn SJ540823 Adult 3
18 Apr 1987 Brereton Heath SJ795653 Adult 1
01 Dec 1986 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
20 Apr 1986 Shemmy Moss SJ595688 Adult 1
14 Oct 1984 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
25 Aug 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
27 Jul 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1+ occasional
05 Jul 1982 Little Budworth Common SJ588655 Adult 1
24 Mar 1982 Pettypool Wood (south) SJ614697 Adult 1
21 Jun 1981 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Adult 1 ex larvae collected May 1981
01 May 1981 Whitegate Way SJ617678 Larval 1+ several
06 Aug 1979 Pettypool Wood (south) SJ614697 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Specimen in Mike Hull's collection
1969 Plumley Lime Beds SJ7075 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown
1965 Peckforton SJ535583 Adult 1+ Peckforton Gap, grid reference unknown.
1953 Cheshire Unknown Adult 1+ widely distributed, especially among small birch on mosses
1951 Arley SJ6780 Not recorded 1+ undated
27 Aug 1950 Wilmslow SJ8481 Larval 1 in birch, emerged 1/10/1950, grid reference not provided
21 Jun 1944 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Larval 1 on birch, emerged 15/10/1944
1940 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Not recorded 1+
1915 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1+ Peronea ferrugana, commoner than I have found it before. grid reference not provided, LCFC 1916:97, county status: Fairly common but local among birch specially on the mosses. Vars. tripunctata, Hubn. and bifidana, Haw. are occasionally taken in Delamere Forest. Mansbridge (1940)
1864 SJ38 SJ38 Not recorded 1+ date unknown


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