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Tachystola acroxantha (Meyrick, 1885)  
Status .....An adventive species, originally from Australia but recorded in the UK since 1908. It has slowly spread north through the UK and was first recorded in Nottinghamshire from Cotgrave Forest in 2009 (Finch, G. and Finch, A.), but so far has still only been recorded from a handful of sites in the south Nottinghamshire, including the one photographed by Tim Sexton below, from his Attenborough garden.
Photographed by Tim Sexton at Attenborough May 2020
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tachystola acroxantha 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - NBGRC. Tim Sexton. Tom Shields. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species). Andy Adcock.

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Updated December 2022

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