11.004 .... B&F 0177
Dahlica inconspicuella (Stainton, 1849)
Status .....One case found at Lound Wood in March 2006. Fairly common at Sherwood Forest, most especially around the Country Park area. In early 2010, we found three cases during casual searches of tree trunks and found three active larva, ascending the trunks of trees.

Following the discovery of Bankesia conspurcatella in Nottinghamshire in early 2021, any moth similar to Dahlica inconspicuella should really be checked, especially if recorded from urban areas.
Female photographed ex-Sherwood Forest CP larva, February 2010
Male photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2009 . Male photographed at Budby South Forest March 2021
Larva and case photographed at Sherwood Forest CP February 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dahlica inconspicuella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated February 2024

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