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.
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Male photographed at Market Warsop August 2012
 
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Female photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
 
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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.

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 October 2017

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