7.006 .... B&F 0150
Adela reaumurella (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Very common at both Eakring and Sherwood Forest, where dozens and sometimes hundreds of males can be seen on sunny days around a single tree. Likely to be common in woodland over most of Nottinghamshire, although the distribution map suggests otherwise.
Male, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2018
Male, photographed at Lound Wood May 2004
Probable larval case, Clipstone Old Quarter March 2020
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Adela reaumurella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Graham Beeley. Tim Sexton. Pauline Bradford. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Sean Tobin. Phil Cadman. David Shaw. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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