45.004 .... B&F 1501
Platyptilia gonodactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Generally common, usually found in woodland or more open grassy sites where Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) grows. As with many of the Pterophoridae, there are similar species to consider during identification.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP September 2010   Photographed at Market Warsop May 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Platyptilia gonodactyla
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Phil Cadman. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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