49.044 .... B&F 1025
Tortricodes alternella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 
Status .....Is probably found at many woodland sites, but flies very early in the year and so many be missed by many moth trappers. At Sherwood Forest and Lound Wood at Eakring, this moth can be abundant at MV light on mild February evenings.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP February 2015
Photographed at Lound Wood March 2003
Photographed at rest on Gorse by day, Clipstone Old Quarter February 2023
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tortricodes alternella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Sean Tobin.

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Updated January 2024
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