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.
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Male, photographed at Lound Wood May 2004
 
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Male, photographed at Lound Wood May 2004   Female, photographed at Lound Wood May 2004
 
 
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.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated October 2017

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