71.021 .... B&F 2008
Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Common and widespread throughout Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest April 2009   Photographed at Hare Hill Wood May 2004
Early stages                            
Part grown larva on Birch Betula pendula, photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood September 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coxcomb Prominent
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. Sean Tobin. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). NBGRC. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Gray. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Jason and Lily Reece. Brian Wetton. Agnes Kiemel. Graham Birkett. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2023
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