49.362 .... B&F 1227
Pammene giganteana (Peyerimhoff, 1863)
Status .....The moth photographed below, was attracted to MV light in March 2011 (Pendleton, T.A. and Pendleton, D.T.) constitutes the first ever record for the Sherwood Forest NNR. Recorded again from the Sherwood Forest CP in April 2021 (Pendleton, T.A.) and most recently in March 2022 (Batty, S.) when attracted to artificial pheremone lure.

The SKI pheremone lure seems to work best (males arriving within minutes) and will certainly reveal this moth to be commoner across Nottinghamshire than records presently suggest.
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2011
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2022
 
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pammene giganteana
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Samantha Batty

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 September 2023
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