16.015 .... B&F 0437
Swammerdamia caesiella (Hübner, 1796)
Status .....Recorded more frequently as a larva than the actual adult. The larval feeding damage and web is quite easy to find on Birch growing on well drained soils. It is common on heathland in the Sherwood Forest area and also at Warsop Main Pit Top.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2009.
Larva and larval web with feeding damage on Birch, photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top, October 2013
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Swammerdamia caesiella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Gray. Lound Moth Group.  Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Ian Ellis.

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Updated December 2022

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