71.023 .... B&F 2010
Scarce Prominent Odontosia carmelita (Esper, 1799)
Status ..... An uncommon moth and a species which is largely restricted to the Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park areas of Nottinghamshire. There are odd records from High Park Wood (Eastwood) in 2008 and Bevercotes Pit Wood in 2014.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scarce Prominent
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). Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). NBGRC. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019).

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Updated September 2023

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