Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Eupoecilia angustana

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86 records (136+ individuals)

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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
16 Jul 2017 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
02 Jul 2017 Dane-in-Shaw SJ8762 Adult 1 SSSI meadow
19 Jun 2017 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1
14 Jun 2017 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
14 Jun 2017 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Adult 1 SJ30587563, confirmed S H Hind from photo on iRecord
14 Jun 2017 Isis Close, Congleton SJ869621 Adult 1
09 Jun 2017 Haslington SJ7355 Adult 1
09 Jun 2017 Chorlton SJ7351 Adult 1
01 Jun 2017 Runcorn SJ503822 Adult 2 photo on Halton Moth Facebook Group
26 May 2017 Port Sunlight River Park SJ345853 Adult 2 2 x 125w MV Skinner Traps. >2
23 Aug 2016 Upper Dane Valley SK0066 Adult 1 Dane Cottage, Wildboarclough, SK000664 - 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
06 Aug 2016 Back Lane, Shavington SJ713521 Adult 1
30 Jul 2016 Micklehurst SD9802 Adult 1
30 Jul 2016 Carrbrook, Mossley SD9801 Adult 1 swept from heather
22 Jul 2016 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
19 Jun 2016 7,Wellington Close,Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1 Gen.det.Male
06 Jun 2016 Lynwode House, Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
05 Jun 2016 Ashton's Flashes, Northwich SJ6674 Adult 1
23 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
22 Aug 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
20 Aug 2015 Brockholes Wood, Crowden SE071000 Adult 1 2 traps
20 Aug 2015 Crowden SK0799 Adult 3
01 Jul 2015 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
01 Jul 2015 7,Wellington Close,Ellesmere Port SJ404763 Adult 1
22 Jul 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 2
19 Jul 2014 East Downs Road, Cheadle Hulme SJ868869 Adult 1
05 Jul 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 13
29 Jun 2014 Thornton-le- Moors SJ4374 Adult 1
26 Jun 2014 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
14 Jun 2014 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
14 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Adult 1 Meadow
13 Jun 2014 Ness Gardens SJ3075 Adult 2 2 x Robinson traps in compartment L
09 Jun 2014 Mobberley SJ7879 Adult 4
06 Jun 2014 25 Sandymount Drive, New Brighton SJ301933 Adult 1
02 Jun 2014 Hilbre Island SJ185879 Adult 1 air raid shelter
01 Jun 2014 Meadow Bank SJ58208485 Adult 1 Min temp 12.9C
31 May 2014 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1 McAfee's paddock SJ184880
30 May 2014 Hilbre Island SJ1888 Adult 1
21 May 2014 Mobberley SJ7979 Adult 1 confirmed S H Hind
22 Aug 2013 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 gen det male
11 Jul 2013 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 3
10 Jul 2013 Hilbre Island SJ185879 Adult 1 SJ185878
17 Aug 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
08 Aug 2012 Hoo Moor Plantation SK0176 Adult 1
08 Aug 2012 Hoo Moor SK0076 Adult 5
25 Jul 2012 Wybunbury Moss SJ6950 Adult 1
27 Jun 2012 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
22 Aug 2011 Lindow Common SJ8381 Adult 1
15 Aug 2010 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 photo available
06 Jul 2010 Wybunbury SJ6950 Adult 7 confirmed by S H Hind from photo
22 Jun 2010 Red Rocks SSSI SJ204882 Adult 1
03 Jul 2009 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1 gen det male
12 Jun 2009 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
29 Aug 2008 Teggs Nose SJ9472 Adult 6 at SJ946724
24 Jun 2008 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1 Eupoecilia angustana angustana
22 Aug 2006 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 4
25 Jul 2006 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1
25 Jul 2006 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
15 Jul 2006 Tegg's Nose SJ9472 Adult 3
09 Jul 2005 Marbury SJ6575 Adult 1 f angustana
08 Jul 2005 Jacksonedge Quarry, Disley SJ9685 Adult 1 f. fasciella
18 Jun 2005 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 Eupoecilia angustana
17 Jun 2005 Witton Brook SJ658751 Adult 3 f angustana
2005 Ashworth Close, Bowdon, Altrincham SJ760865 Adult 1
08 Aug 2004 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 3
27 Jul 2003 High Moor SJ9669 Adult 1+ 2004/087 Daytime observation Nick Littlewood Nick Littlewood
07 Jul 2003 Pym chair SJ9976 Adult 3
07 Jun 2003 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
16 Aug 2002 Macclesfield Forest SJ9672 Adult 1
15 Jun 2002 Holcroft Wood, Holcroft SJ685934 Not recorded 1 National Moth Night
08 Aug 2001 Highfield Road, Birkenhead SJ329862 Adult 1
05 Aug 2001 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1 appeared to be ovipositing on White Stonecrop, although more likely off nearby Marjorum
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe SJ2491 Adult 1
05 Jun 2001 Thurstaston SJ2383 Adult 1
05 Jun 2001 Leasowe Lighthouse SJ2591 Adult 1
26 Jun 1999 Inner Marsh Farm, Burton SJ304741 Adult 1 gen. det.
10 Aug 1998 Gleneagles Road, Heald Green SJ853863 Adult 1 conf. S.H.Hind, K.McCabe
14 Aug 1996 Larkton Hill SJ494525 Adult 1+ Rare
02 Aug 1990 Willaston Station SJ332773 Adult 1+ Rare
1976 Wallasey SJ291927 Adult 1+ grid reference unknown.
1953 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ Records indicate this species may be found commonly on moors, heaths and mosses throughout. Is abundant on the Cheshire mosses.
11 Jun 1950 Wallasey SJ2892 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
27 May 1948 Storeton Woods SJ3185 Adult 1
1948 Wilmslow SJ8581 Adult 1+ common, date and grid reference unknown.
1940 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, county status: abundant on moors and heaths
1854 Birkenhead SJ3089 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, common in Jackson's Wood, Claughton.


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Updated: 18th Apr 2018