63.014 .... B&F 1370
Sitochroa palealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Presumed to be a rare migrant in Nottinghamshire, it was first found in the north of the county in 1996 and there have been a few records since. Leicestershire has one record of S. palealis and there are populations along the south and south-east coasts of the UK. The individual pictured was one of a discreet colony found on Warsop Main Pit Top in 2006 and moths were again present there in 2007. This species is obviously established at this site now.
Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top July 2006    
Early stages                            
Larva, photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top September 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sitochroa palealis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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