71.003 .... B&F 1995
Puss Moth Cerura vinula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Recorded just once at MV light from Eakring and rare there, even in larval stage. However, this moth has been found to be common at most of Nottinghamshire's former colliery sites, where it can be easy to find as a larva.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Puss Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Richard Rogers. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Tim Sexton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Dave Morton. Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016).

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Updated October 2017

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