70.237 .... B&F 1917
Early Thorn Selenia dentaria (Fabricius, 1775) 
Status .....Relatively common at most sites. There are two broods, with moths from both broods having quite different underside markings.
Photographed at Lound Wood March 2011   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2009
Photographed at Lound Wood March 2003   Autumn brood. Photographed at Market Warsop July 2013
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Early Thorn
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Pauline Bradford. Nottingham City Council. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Stephen Palmer. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Melanie Newman. Meg Skinner. Graham Birkett. 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. Ian Ellis. Netherfield Wildlife Group.  Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. David Shaw. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford.

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 January 2023
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