49.059 .... B&F 1033
Green Oak Tortrix Tortrix viridana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Very common and sometimes abundant at Eakring and at most sites containing Oak across Nottinghamshire, but will occur in many suburban gardens. Surprisingly, often recorded in smaller numbers at Sherwood Forest CP.
Photographed at Misson Carr June 2023
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva (presumed this species at time of upload). Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2024.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tortrix viridana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Tom Shields. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Meg Skinner. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Phil Cadman. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated May 2024

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