49.279 .... B&F 1169
Gypsonoma dealbana (Frölich, 1828)
Status .....The larval feeding signs on the leaves of Oak, are often more commonly recorded than the adult itself. As expected, this moth is regularly recorded from Sherwood Forest CP, but is by no means restricted to a woodland habitat.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2010   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2009
Larval feeding signs on Oak, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP November 2010
Larval feeding signs on Goat Sallow (Salix caprea) photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top October 2017
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Gypsonoma dealbana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Lee. Tim Sexton. Martin Gray. Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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