3.001 .... B&F 0015
Orange Swift Triodia sylvina (Linnaeus, 1761) .... Formerly known as Hepialus sylvina
Status .....Quite common in grassy areas at both Eakring and Sherwood Forest NNR. Much more common in northern and western parts of Nottinghamshire.
Male photographed at Market Warsop August 2012
Female photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
Male photographed at Lound Wood August 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orange Swift
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. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Phil Cadman. Ian Hunt. NBGRC. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Indy Kiemel and Agnes Kiemel. Barry Lygo. 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 Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

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 August 2021

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
Moth Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Moth Photo Gallery - Text version