21.001 .... B&F 0263
Lyonetia clerkella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....This leaf mining moth is common throughout Nottinghamshire, although the current distribution map suggests differently. The long and sinuous mine, is found on a very wide range of trees and shrubs.
Adult photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2007   Adult photographed at Market Warsop July 2010
Adult (dark form) photographed at Market Warsop March 2011   Adult (dark form) photographed at Market Warsop March 2009
Pupal cocoon and 'cradle'. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023
Leaf mine photographed on Hawthorn, Nettleworth Manor October 2015
Leaf mine photographed on Birch, Lound Wood July 2005   Photographed on Mountain Ash, Lound Wood September 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lyonetia clerkella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Richard Rogers. Wil Heeney. Jerry Clough. Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. 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 January 2024

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