52.012 .... B&F 0374
Yellow-legged Clearwing Synanthedon vespiformis (Linnaeus, 1761)
Status ..... Rare in Nottinghamshire. It's stronghold is the Sherwood Forest NNR area, from where there has been an increasing number of records since June 2009, but there are recent records from Cotgrave Forest in the south of the county.
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Photographed at Clumber Park July 22nd 2011
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP June 12th 2009.
 
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Yellow-legged Clearwing
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Nottingham City Council. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2020). Sharon and Robert Thatcher. Roy Frost. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2021). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023

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