71.013 .... B&F 2003
Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Uncommon in the Sherwood Forest area and western parts of Nottinghamshire in general. Most records are from the northern half of the county. Not generally common at MV light and the larva is as equally likely to be found as the adult.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2011
Early stages                            
Ova/egg, laid on Goat Sallow Salix caprea. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2023.
1st-instar larva. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2023.
3rd-instar larva. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023.
Full-grown larva (yellow form). Photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood September 2015
Near full-grown larva. Photographed at Budby South Forest August 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pebble Prominent
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Phil Cadman. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Graham Birkett. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Ian Ellis. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Mike Hill. Tom Shields. Steven Chick. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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