54.002 .... B&F 0163
Forester Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Relatively rare and uncommon in Nottinghamshire. It was previously thought to be restricted to just two sites in the Sherwood Forest area and spread to a number of other locations over the next few years and appeared to be on the increase. However, there have been no records from anywhere in the county since 2018.
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Female photographed at Budby South Forest July 2010
 
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Early stages                            
Ovae/eggs. Photographed Sherwood Heath June 2012.
 
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1st instar larvae. Photographed Sherwood Heath June 2012
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Forester
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Wil Heeney. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Andrew Skinner. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Chloe Ryder. David Shaw. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Duncan Lyon. Rob Johnson. NBGRC. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated July 2022

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