70.234 .... B&F 1913
Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status ..... Frequent at MV light traps operated within the Sherwood Forest area and also common around the Idle Valley NR. There are scattered records from sites around most areas of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
Photographed at Lound Wood September 2007. Shown with Dusky Thorn (rear) in right-hand photograph.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Canary-shouldered Thorn
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. David Yates. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Andy Ashley. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Ian Hunt. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Graham Birkett. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields.

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Updated August 2021

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