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Sphinx ligustri Privet Hawk-moth

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4 records (4+ individuals)
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Date Site OS Grid Ref Stage Quantity Comment
08 Jun 2005 Athol Road, Bramhall SJ887842 Adult 1 photo in annual report
16 Jun 1947 Runcorn SJ5082 Adult 1 grid reference unknown, specimen(s) in the Grosvenor Museum. The only record during the 20th century, Rutherford (1994), exhibited at LCES 16/11/1948, LCES 72:14
15 Jul 1898 Chester SJ4066 Adult 1 one at electric lamp, grid reference unknown. Arkle also mentions larvae at Upton, 3 miles away, some years ago, on good authority. Day (1903)
1890 Bowdon SJ7587 Not recorded 1+ rare. Day (1903)

Updated: 3rd April 2022