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Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common and widespread in Nottinghamshire. The attractive larva, is often found during the Autumn months when searching for a pupation site.
Adult hatched from a pupa found underneath loose bark at Sherwood Forest CP in December 2010, photographed February 2011.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2004
Full grown larva, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP in early October 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pale Tussock
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sean Tobin. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Dave Morton. Robert and Jill Carlyle. David Yates. Andy Ashley.

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Updated October 2017

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