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Elachista freyerella

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8 records (8+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
11 Apr 2020 Hockley, Poynton SJ9383 Not recorded 1 Genitalia checked. ex black knapweed seedheads, adult emerged 20/4/2020, presumably pupated on the seedheads. Photo on Cheshire Moths Facebook Group
15 May 2005 Jepsonclough Farm, Adlington SJ9380 Adult 1 gen det male
04 Jun 2001 Alderley Edge SJ8577 Adult 1 gen. det. male
05 Jun 1983 Sherratt's Rough SJ6169 Adult 1 Site on an earlier list as Cat's Clough SJ6467
1948 Wilmslow SJ8381 Not recorded 1+ grid reference unknown. Michaelis (unpublished March 1949)
1940 Eastham Country Park SJ3681 Not recorded 1+ undated, grid reference not given, Mansbridge (1940)
10 May 1912 Delamere Forest SJ5570 Adult 1 grid reference not given, county status A common and variable species. The form gregsonii Stt. is recorded in the Ellis list (1890) as a distinct species. It has since been shown to be a var. of freyerella. The only known locality given is now built over, Mansbridge (1940)
1887 Rock Ferry SJ3386 Not recorded 1+ grid reference & date unknown, pre 1887. Ellis (1890)

Updated: 3rd April 2022