Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Emperor Moth

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
10 Jul 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Swindale Valley Shap NY504118 Chris Winnick 19oC 80% dull.....caterpillar on food plant
18 Jun 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 Tom and Felix Fitter Caterpillar
17 May 2019 Emperor Moth 2 Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees. Seen over wide area .
23 Apr 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD431824 Martin Chadwick Male attracted to pheromone lure
13 May 2018 Emperor Moth 5 Duddon Moss NR Broughton in Furness SD225856 Helen Wallace 3 males, 1 pair. 100% sun. Wind 2 12984.jpeg
6 May 2018 Emperor Moth 2 Meathop Moss Levens SD447811 Rob McDougall Both males
16 Jul 2017 Emperor Moth 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD459836 Janice Sutton Caterpillar 12331.jpeg
11 May 2017 Emperor Moth 3 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon 13.30 -14.45pm Two males and one well worn female 8860.gif
5 Jul 2015 Emperor Moth 7 Haystacks Buttermere (south east of) NY204130 Paul Stark Between Hopper Quarry and Hay Stacks
12 Jun 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Low Pike Caldbeck NY319378 Karen Mclellan Sitting on the path, happily climbed on my hand. Amazing!
7 Jun 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Birker Fell Ulpha SD188947 James Brockbank female
23 Apr 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Sandscale Haws Dalton-in-Furness SD199757 Mo Richards Female on Salix repens. Had looked for this moth at Meathop 2 (...)
18 May 2014 Emperor Moth 1 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY257583 Paul Kennedy One female seen from the path through the moss marked by (...) 358.jpeg
5 May 2014 Emperor Moth 1 Silver Meadows Bassenthwaite NY195305 K Hamilton 375.jpeg