70.199 .... B&F 1882
Small Seraphim Pterapherapteryx sexalata (Retzius, 1783)  
Status .....A rare moth in Nottinghamshire, with only isolated records since the latter part of the 1960's. The only records since are from Clumber Park in 2011 (Woods, R.) and at Broadholme in 2016 and 2021 (Gray, M.). Our thanks go to Martin Gray, for kindly supplying us with the photographs below.

A note on Broadholme records: Broadholme is in vice county VC56 of Nottinghamshire (which is covered by www.eakringbirds.com), but not in the administrative county of Nottinghamshire on which  the county's moth records are based by the county macromoth recorder. As such, no Broadholme records appear in any county reports, but they are officially recognised by Butterfly Conservation as being Nottinghamshire records.
Photographed by Martin Gray at Broadholme, June 2016   Photographed by Martin Gray at Broadholme, June 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Small Seraphim 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2011).  Martin Gray.

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 May 2019

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