42.002 .... B&F 0877
Stathmopoda pedella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Status ..... Described as widespread, but local in the south of the UK, this individual photographed by Martin Warne and Phil Cadman at the Idle Valley NR was the first Nottinghamshire record and it was recorded from there again six years later. It has since tunred up at several other Nottinghamshire sites including Market Warsop, Nuthall, Keyworth and Attenborough and in view of the wide-scale planting of Alder at many former colliery sites, this moth is probably under-recorded in the county.
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Photographed by Phil Cadman (left photograph) and Martin Warne (right photograph) at Lound GP July 2013
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stathmopoda pedella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Mike Hill. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species).

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 2022

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