71.018 .... B&F 2006
Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma (Fabricius, 1777)
Status .....Widespread and common at MV light at many sites, more so from areas west of the River Trent. Large numbers often turn up during trapping sessions in Sherwood Forest.
Photographed at Lound Wood April 2011.
Swallow Prominent (left) and Lesser Swallow Prominent (right)... For comparison
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lesser Swallow Prominent
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. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Martin Gray. NBGRC. 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. Mike Hill.

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Updated August 2021

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