Elephant Hawk Moth

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Teleiopsis diffinis

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30 records (33+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
27 Aug 2018 Linley Lane, Alsager SJ819545 Adult 1
06 Sep 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
23 Aug 2016 Wildboarclough SK000664 Adult 1 6w actinic heath, 2x15w actinic heath, 2x125w Robinson traps.
23 Jun 2016 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 Genitalia checked. 2 traps @ SJ905706
12 Sep 2015 Carleton Road, Higher Poynton SJ944838 Adult 1
24 Jun 2015 Hightree Drive, Henbury SJ880738 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
08 Jun 2015 Bradwell Road, Hazel Grove SJ921855 Adult 1 determined from photo on Cheshire Moth Forum
24 Sep 2009 Dane Valley, Wildboarclough SK0066 Adult 1
20 Jun 2007 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 1
11 Jun 2007 Westover, Romiley SJ931900 Adult 2 photo in annual report
16 Aug 2002 Riverside Park, Macclesfield (Sycamore Wood area) SJ905755 Adult 1 gen det female
03 Jun 1997 Alderley Road, Hoylake SJ215892 Adult 1
28 May 1997 Danes Moss SJ9070 Adult 1 netted late evening
09 Sep 1991 Balmoral Grove, Hazel Grove SJ928871 Adult 1
10 Sep 1985 Shemmy Moss SJ5968 Adult 1
1958 Hoylake Langfields SJ2288 Adult 1+
1955 Cheshire Unknown Not recorded 1+ County Status: Widely distributed but not common on moors and mosses of east Cheshire. Michaelis (1955)
20 Jun 1953 Brushes Valley SJ9999 Adult 1 grid reference unknown
1953 Taxal SK0079 Adult 2 Only one specimen in Manchester Museum, dated 13/6/1953. grid reference unknown.
21 May 1949 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
07 May 1949 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
29 May 1948 Thurstaston SJ2485 Adult 1 grid reference not provided
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 2 teste. Just one specimen in Manchester Museum, dated 11/7/1948. Grid Reference unknown. Mansbridge & Wright (1950)
1947 Morley SJ8182 Adult 1 date and grid reference unknown, in a pasture near Morley, Michaelis (1953)
1940 Newchurch Common SJ6068 Not recorded 1+ date unknown, grid reference unknown. County status: Ellis says, Common on moors and mosses, yet this is the only additional record as at 1940. Mansbridge (1940)
01 Aug 1924 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 grid reference unknown
01 Jul 1924 Wallasey Dunes SJ2792 Adult 1 specimen in Manchester Museum, grid reference unknown
21 Jun 1919 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 specimen in Manchester Museum, grid reference unknown
1854 New Brighton SJ3093 Not recorded 1+ grid reference and date unknown, common. Byerley (1854)
1845 Stockport SJ8989 Adult 1 abundant in pasture fields, grid reference not provided


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Updated: 12th June 2019