49.280 .... B&F 1170
Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835)
Status .....A record from a row of Poplars near Kneesall in 2009, was Nottinghamshire's first record. This was followed by a second from Bevercotes Pit Wood a couple of years later in 2011. Considered to be a rather local moth across the UK and there have been several Nottinghamshire records since, including larval feeding signs found on White Poplar Populus alba at Ordsall in 2022.
Photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood June 2011   Photographed near Kneesall July 2009
Larval feeding signs on White Poplar Populus alba. Photographed at Ordsall October 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Gypsonoma oppressana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Tom Shields. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species).

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 September 2023

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