66.002 .... B&F 1632
Pale Eggar Trichiura crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status ..... Uncommon and perhaps now classed as rare in Nottinghamshire, with very few recent records, all of which have come from the north of the county. The most recent records we are aware of, have come from Market Warsop in September 2010 and the Idle Valley NR in September 2015. Our thanks go to members of the Lound Moth Group, for allowing us the chance to photograph the Idle Valley NR moth.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR September 2015
Early stages                            
Half-grown larva. Photographed at Market Warsop May 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pale Eggar
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Colin Watkin.

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 December 2022

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