Elephant Hawk Moth

Species Records

Bactra robustana

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9 records (19+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
11 Jul 2013 Hilbre Island, observatory garden SJ185878 Adult 2 SJ1854687825, by old pond
26 Jun 1999 Dee Estuary:Burton Point Farm: Moth trap site by tractor shed SJ304741 Adult 1
1973 Wirral SJ28 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. Wirral Way, Hull (1978). Specimen in Mike Hull's collection. more accurate grid reference not provided. LCES 101-103:67
1954 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1 grid reference not recorded, LCFC 1954-56:75. Bradley, Tremewan, Smith (1979) page 77
01 Jun 1952 Burton SJ3074 Larval 1+ larvae and pupae common in lower parts of stems of Scirpus maritimus in May and early June 1952, emerged 8/6 (2), 11/6 (2), 15/6 (2), 17/6 (6), 21/6 (2), 23/6, 12/7/1952. Several specimens in Manchester Museum. Retarded growth & yellowish tips of the grass usually indicate prescence of larvae. Grid Reference not provided, Ent. Rec. 65:74-76. Michaelis (1954)
1952 Burton SJ3074 Larval 4 grid reference not provided, emerged 24/6 (2), 29/6, 30/6/1952
14 Jul 1951 Burton SJ3074 Adult 7 abundant, grid reference not provided, specimens in Manchester Museum, with H L Burrows. Both larvae and adults appear to have been found
10 Jul 1951 Burton SJ3074 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
29 Jun 1936 Burton SJ3074 Not recorded 1+ Among Scirpus maritimus. New to Cheshire. Grid Reference unknown. Michaelis (1954)


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Updated: 12th June 2019